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Definitions of roman

  1. characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions
  2. a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
  3. a resident of modern Rome
  4. an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
  5. of or relating to or characteristic of Rome ( especially ancient Rome); " Roman architecture"; " the old Roman wall"
  6. relating to or characteristic of people of Rome; " Roman virtues"; " his Roman bearing in adversity"; " a Roman nose"
  7. characteristic of the modern that most directly represents the used in ancient Roman inscriptions
  8. 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 art.
  9. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  10. 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.
  11. Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in distinction from Italics.
  12. Of or pertaining to the Church of Rome and its doctrines and ceremonies; pertaining to popery; popish; - used disparagingly.
  13. Of or pertaining to Rome, or the people; like or characteristic of Rome, the people, or things done by Romans; as, fortitude; a aqueduct; art.
  14. Of or pertaining to the Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  15. Upright; erect; - said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.
  16. Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i., iv., etc.; - said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
  17. A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a citizen were conferred.
  18. type, letters, or print, collectively; - in distinction from Italics.
  19. A native or citizen of ancient or modern Rome; Romans, a book of the New Testament, containing the Epistle, or letter, of the apostle Paul to the Christians at Rome.
  20. Pertaining or relating to ancient or modern Rome, or to the Romans; pertaining to, or connected with, the Church of Rome; roman, having the form of the ordinary type used in printing; distinguished from italic.
  21. Pertaining to Rome or to the Romans: pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion: papal: ( print.) noting the letters commonly used, as opposed to Italics: written in letters ( used by the Romans, as IV.), not in figures ( as 4).
  22. A native or citizen of Rome.
  23. Pertaining to Rome or its inhabitants, or to Roman Catholics; aquiline, as a nose; erect letters ( as opposed to italics); indicated by letters, not figures, as numerals.
  24. Like a Roman; noble; stern.
  25. Roman Catholic.
  26. A citizen of Rome or of the ancient Roman empire.
  27. Print. A style of perpendicular type, as that in which these words are printed.
  28. Pertaining to Rome, the Roman people, or the Roman Catholic religion; in letters, not in figures.
  29. A native or citizen of Rome; the ordinary character in use, as distinguished from italic. Roman indiction, a cycle or revolution of fifteen years. Roman candle, a particular kind of firework, which throws up jets of sparks and brilliant stars at intervals. Roman cement, an excellent water cement for building purposes. Roman Catholic, one who professes the religion of Rome.
  30. Pert. to Rome or its people; pert. to the Pope; papal; the type commonly used in printing, as distinguished from the Italic.
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Usage examples for roman

  1. The Roman Catholic Bishop of Killarney, Doctor Moriarty, protested strongly against the cowardice of the Fenians, who were afraid to face one armed man, and waited until his back was turned before they shot him. – The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent by S.M. Hussey
  2. He doesn't belong to my Church, the Roman Church." – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  3. Didn't the Roman Emperor do that very thing? – Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study by Dwight Moody
  4. The Roman art of war was seen on both sides. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome by Various
  5. A show of resistance was made by the Roman troops; but the country was in fact at the mercy of Bonaparte, who advanced as far as Tolentino, thirty miles south of Ancona. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  6. From the little town of Wickborough they drove along the old Roman road towards Danestone. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  7. The little bridge at Paris which carried the Roman road to the island was swept away continually; and the bridge of Staines that carried the Roman road from the great port to London was utterly destroyed. – On Something by H. Belloc
  8. You are quite right; the Roman architect told me yesterday that a great future was open to you. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. The Roman Eques had nothing but death and darkness to look forward to. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  10. A Roman Story, 1 50 The Dead Secret. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  11. Though no poet of original genius arose from this society, it exercised a most powerful influence on the progress of Roman literature. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  12. The practice of confession in the Roman Catholic Church makes it comparatively easy for serious people of that faith to overcome the habit. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. What have you to do with the Roman? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. One of these physicians was a Roman Catholic, and employed no nurses except the Sisters from the Convent of the Bleeding Heart. – Hetty's Strange History by Anonymous
  15. Six French guns were seized while in action, in spite of a brave resistance by the gunners and covering troops, and the enemy was pursued as far as the Roman road. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  16. Michaelis, stationed at the junction of the Roman road with that leading to Godstone Quarry. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux
  17. And so rising and ready I to my office, and there fell upon business, and then to dinner, and then to my office again to my business, and by and by in the afternoon walked forth towards my father's, but it being church time, walked to St. James's, to try if I could see the belle Butler, but could not; only saw her sister, who indeed is pretty, with a fine Roman nose. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  18. The theatre is so well known that no one has difficulty in finding it, and compared to most of the Roman remains in England, it is well worth seeing. – Normandy, Complete The Scenery & Romance Of Its Ancient Towns by Gordon Home
  19. He is by turns Roman and Christian. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
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