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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
- Bulgaria Roman
, Romania, a city in Neamţ county Roman
County, a former county
in Romania Roman
Valley, Nova Scotia Romans
, Ain, a town in France Romans
or romanisation, in linguistics, is the conversion
from a different writing system
to the Roman
(Latin) script, or a system
- The numeric system represented
by Roman numerals originated
Rome and remained
way of writing numbers throughout Europe
- The Roman Republic
(Latin: Res publica
Romana, Cl****ical Latin: [ˈreːs ˈpuːb.lɪ.ka roːˈmaː.na]) was the era of cl****ical Roman civilization beginning
- The Roman Curia
is the group
of administrative institutions
of the Holy See and the central
body through which
the Roman Pontiff conducts
- Sino-Roman relations comprised
the mostly indirect
contact, flow of trade
goods, information, and occasional travellers between
the Roman Empire
- Dr Roman Saini
is an Indian
speaker, MBBS from AIIMS Delhi
and was one of the youngest(with 18th rank) IAS officers, before
- The Roman Empire
Rōmānum, Cl****ical Latin: [ɪmˈpɛ.ri.ũː roːˈmaː.nũː]; Koine
Gr****: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr. Basileia
- A Roman villa
was a country house built
for the upper
cl**** in the Roman Republic
and the Roman
in form to the hacienda estates
"Paco" Velasquez Román
(October 4, 1869 – June 5, 1899) was a Filipino-Spanish soldier
and later became
a revolutionary during Philippine
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