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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

I am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing everything rational in moral philosophy which Greek and Roman leave to us.
Thomas Jefferson

The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Voltaire

The Roman Catholic Church isn't going to change its theologies.
Robert H. Schuller

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
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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

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