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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
or Romans usually refers
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
(Latin: Imperium Romanum
[ɪmˈpɛri.ũː roːˈmaːnũː]; Koinē Gr****: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, romanized
: Basileía tōn Rhōmaíōn) was the post-Republican...
- Roman numerals
are a numeral system
Rome and remained
way of writing numbers throughout Europe
well into the Late...
- in the 5th century
AD, encomp****ing the Roman Kingdom
(753 BC–509 BC), Roman Republic
(509 BC–27 BC) and Roman Empire
(27 BC–476 AD) until
the fall of...
- The Catholic
Church, sometimes referred
to as the Roman Catholic
Church, is the largest Christian
church, with approximately
1.3 billion baptised
- The Roman legion
was the largest military
unit of the Roman
army. A legion
of 4,200 infantry
and 300 cavalry
- The Roman
(original title Ihmiskunnan
viholliset, which translates
to Mankind's Enemies) is a fiction novel
by Mika Waltari published
in 1964, and was...
is a derogatory
term for Roman Catholicism
used when anti-Catholicism was more common
in the United
States. The term was frequently
used in late-nineteenth...
- The Roman Republic
(Latin: Rēs pūblica Rōmāna [ˈreːs ˈpuːblɪka roːˈmaːna]) was the era of cl****ical Roman
civilization, led by the Roman
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