- of or relating to Rome as the center of the Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of Romish
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Examples from the Web for romish
This I took to my room, and used in place of the Romish book.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
It was in this ardour of spirit that he adopted the Romish cause.
He then asked me if I believed as the Romish church believed.
In many things he sees the Romish church to be wrong, and in some things he thinks we are so.
In all the Romish worship the blessed virgin is a principal object of adoration.
- usually derogatory of, relating to, or resembling Roman Catholic beliefs or practices
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Word Origin and History for romish
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