- of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church.
- a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of Roman Catholic
First recorded in 1595–1605
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She was herself a Roman-Catholic convert from Protestantism.Classic French Course in English
William Cleaver Wilkinson
The Roman-catholic party did not dissemble the check they had received.
The Roman-catholic historian, Salat of Lucerne, makes a boast of this.
In this same year only twenty Roman-catholic publications appeared.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Grouped around their tables, the Roman-catholic princes seemed absorbed in games of hazard.
- of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church
- a member of this Church
Often shortened to: Catholic
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