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Definitions of roman

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

Quotes of roman

  1. No Roman ever was able to say, 'I dined last night with the Borgias'. – Max Beerbohm
  2. As you know, I am neither Roman Catholic, Protestant Episcopalian, nor Presbyterian, nor am I an Irishman. – John Bright
  3. I was brought up Roman Catholic. I'm not even baptized. – Billy Corgan
  4. When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism. But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life. – Ralph Fiennes
  5. The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful. – Edward Gibbon
  6. The Roman Code was merely an enunciation in words of the existing customs of the Roman people. – Henry James Sumner Maine
  7. The Roman Catholic church... carries the immense power of very directly affecting women's lives everywhere by its stand against birth control and abortion. – Robin Morgan
  8. Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries from the 13th to the 20th. – Lance Morrow
  9. I am not going to claim that modern anarchism has any direct relation to Roman jurisprudence; but I do claim that it has its basis in the laws of nature rather than in the state of nature. – Herbert Read
  10. People who light up like Roman candles come down in the dark very quickly. – Irwin Shaw
  11. The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers, who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline, and to feel that in that submission lay their strength. – Goldwin Smith
  12. The Roman Catholics teach that unless you're a Roman Catholic you do not go to heaven. – Neale Donald Walsch
  13. I have found two Roman sites in the area that I live in. – Bill Wyman

Usage examples for roman

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. “ 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
  5. 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
  6. The history of the luxurious days of the later Roman Empire supplies some strange stories. ” – England in the Days of Old by William Andrews
  7. From the little town of Wickborough they drove along the old Roman road towards Danestone. ” – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  8. “ A Roman Story, 1 50 The Dead Secret. ” – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  9. He is by turns Roman and Christian. ” – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  10. 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
  11. Didn't the Roman Emperor do that very thing? ” – Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study by Dwight Moody
  12. What have you to do with the Roman – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. “ 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. He doesn't belong to my Church, the Roman Church." ” – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  17. 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
  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. The Roman Eques had nothing but death and darkness to look forward to. ” – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  20. 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

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