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Noun: roman  row-mun
  1. A typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    - roman type, roman letters, roman print
Noun: Roman  row-mun
  1. An inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
     
  2. A resident of modern Rome
Adjective: Roman  row-mun
  1. Relating to or characteristic of people of Rome
    "Roman virtues"; "his Roman bearing in adversity"; "a Roman nose"
     
  2. Characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions
     
  3. Of or relating to or supporting Romanism
    "the Roman Catholic Church";
    - R.C., Romanist, Roman Catholic, papistic, papistical [archaic]
     
  4. (antiquity) of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)
    "the old Roman wall"; "Roman architecture";
    - Romanic

Derived forms: romans, Romans

Type of: European, Italian, proportional font

Part of: capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Roma, Roman Empire, Rome

Encyclopedia: Roman, NeamÈ›