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Definition of Roman

Roman

  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 art.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  3. Upright; erect; -- said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.
  4. Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i., iv., etc.; -- said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
  5. 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.
  6. Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in distinction from Italics.

Roman Quotations

She doesn't understand the concept of Roman numerals. She thought we just fought in world war eleven.
Joan Rivers

If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory.
Charles Spurgeon

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.
Garrison Keillor

The Roman Empire was very, very much like us. They lost their moral core, their sense of values in terms of who they were. And after all of those things converged together, they just went right down the tubes very quickly.
Benjamin Carson

The thing about playing gods, whether you're playing Thor and Loki or Greco Roman gods or Indian gods or characters in any mythology, the reason that gods were invented was because they were basically larger versions of ourselves.
Tom Hiddleston
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Roman Translations

roman in Dutch is Romeins
roman in French is Romain
roman in Portuguese is romano
roman in Spanish is romano
roman in Swedish is romersk, romare