Origin of Romanic
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Examples from the Web for romanic
In the Romanic world the name of Dupanloup acts like a charm.
He had picked up a few sentences of the Romanic, with which he affected to give orders to his Greek servant.Eothen
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This kind of rhyme was very popular among the Romanic nations, and among them alone.
These two last-mentioned verse-forms are very similar to two popular metres formed on the model of Romanic metres.
Both in Middle English and in Romanic poetry we find stanzas with a single rhyme only and stanzas with varied rhymes.
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Word Origin and History for romanic
"pertaining to Rome or the Roman people," 1708, originally in reference to languages descended from Latin, from Latin Romanicus, from Romanus "Roman" (see Roman).
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