Definitions of roman

  1. a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
  2. a resident of modern Rome
  3. an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
  4. A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a citizen were conferred.
  5. type, letters, or print, collectively; - in distinction from Italics.
  6. 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.
  7. A native or citizen of Rome.
  8. A citizen of Rome or of the ancient Roman empire.
  9. Print. A style of perpendicular type, as that in which these words are printed.
  10. 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.
  11. of or relating to or characteristic of Rome ( especially ancient Rome); " Roman architecture"; " the old Roman wall"
  12. relating to or characteristic of people of Rome; " Roman virtues"; " his Roman bearing in adversity"; " a Roman nose"
  13. characteristic of the modern that most directly represents the used in ancient Roman inscriptions
  14. 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.
  15. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  16. 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.
  17. Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in distinction from Italics.
  18. Of or pertaining to the Church of Rome and its doctrines and ceremonies; pertaining to popery; popish; - used disparagingly.
  19. 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.
  20. Of or pertaining to the Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  21. Upright; erect; - said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.
  22. Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i., iv., etc.; - said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
  23. 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.
  24. 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).
  25. 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.
  26. Like a Roman; noble; stern.
  27. Roman Catholic.
  28. Pertaining to Rome, the Roman people, or the Roman Catholic religion; in letters, not in figures.
  29. 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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