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Definition of Roman
RomanRoman Ro"man, a. [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain.
Cf. Romaic, Romance, Romantic.]
1. Of or pertaining to Rome, or the Roman people; like or
characteristic of Rome, the Roman people, or things done
by Romans; as, Roman fortitude; a Roman aqueduct; Roman
2. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion;
professing that religion.
(a) Upright; erect; -- said of the letters or kind of type
ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic
(b) Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i.,
iv., etc.; -- said of numerals, as distinguished from
the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
Roman alum (Chem.), a cubical potassium alum formerly
obtained in large quantities from Italian alunite, and
highly valued by dyers on account of its freedom from
Roman balance, a form of balance nearly resembling the
modern steelyard. See the Note under Balance, n., 1.
Roman candle, a kind of firework (generally held in the
hand), characterized by the continued emission of shower
of sparks, and the ejection, at intervals, of brilliant
balls or stars of fire which are thrown upward as they
Roman Catholic, of, pertaining to, or the religion of that
church of which the pope is the spiritual head; as, a
Roman Catholic priest; the Roman Catholic Church.
Roman cement, a cement having the property of hardening
under water; a species of hydraulic cement.
Roman law. See under Law.
Roman nose, a nose somewhat aquiline.
Roman ocher, a deep, rich orange color, transparent and
durable, used by artists. --Ure.
Roman order (Arch.), the composite order. See Composite,
Roman Ro"man, n.
1. A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of
Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a
Roman citizen were conferred.
2. Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in
distinction from Italics.
RomanComposite Com*pos"ite (?; 277), a. [L. compositus made up of
parts, p. p. of componere. See Compound, v. t., and cf.
1. Made up of distinct parts or elements; compounded; as, a
Happiness, like air and water . . . is composite.
2. (Arch.) Belonging to a certain order which is composed of
the Ionic order grafted upon the Corinthian. It is called
also the Roman or the Italic order, and is one of the
five orders recognized by the Italian writers of the
sixteenth century. See Capital.
Meaning of Roman from wikipedia
to: Rome, the capital
city of Italy Ancient
Rome, Roman civilization
from 8th century
BC to 5th century
or romanisation, in linguistics, is the conversion
from a different writing system
to the Roman
(Latin) script, or a system
- The Roman Empire
Rōmānum, Cl****ical Latin: [ɪmˈpɛ.ri.ũː roːˈmaː.nũː]; Koine
Gr****: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr. Basileia
tōn Rhōmaiōn) was...
- Roman numerals
are a numeral system
Rome and remained
way of writing numbers throughout Europe
well into the Late...
- The Roman Republic
(Latin: Rēs pūblica Rōmāna, Cl****ical Latin: [ˈreːs ˈpuːb.lɪ.ka roːˈmaː.na]) was the era of cl****ical Roman civilization beginning
- The Catholic
Church, also known
as the Roman Catholic
Church, is the largest Christian
church, with approximately
1.3 billion baptised Catholics
- Roman cuisine comes
from the Italian
city of Rome. It features
and simply-prepared ingredients
Campagna. These include
- The Roman emperor
was the ruler
of the Roman Empire during
the imperial period
(starting in 27 BC). The emperors
used a variety
of different titles
- Roman Britain
or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island
of Great Britain
that was governed
by the Roman
- The Roman Curia comprises
the administrative institutions
of the Holy See and the central
body through which
of the Catholic Church
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