Roman

[ roh-muh n ]
/ ˈroʊ mən /

adjective

noun

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Origin of Roman

before 900; < Latin Rōmānus (see Rome, -an); replacing Middle English Romain < Old French < Latin, as above; replacing Old English Roman(e) < Latin, as above

OTHER WORDS FROM Roman

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Example sentences from the Web for anti-roman

British Dictionary definitions for anti-roman (1 of 4)

anti-roman
/ French (ɑ̃tirɔmɑ̃) /

noun plural anti-romans (ɑ̃tirɔmɑ̃)

another term for antinovel

Word Origin for anti-roman

literally: anti-novel

British Dictionary definitions for anti-roman (2 of 4)

roman1
/ (ˈrəʊmən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or denoting a vertical style of printing type: the usual form of type for most printed matterCompare italic

noun

roman type or print

Word Origin for roman

C16: so called because the style of letters is that used in ancient Roman inscriptions

British Dictionary definitions for anti-roman (3 of 4)

roman2
/ (French rɔmɑ̃) /

noun

a metrical narrative in medieval French literature derived from the chansons de geste

British Dictionary definitions for anti-roman (4 of 4)

Roman
/ (ˈrəʊmən) /

adjective

of or relating to Rome or its inhabitants in ancient or modern times
of or relating to Roman Catholicism or the Roman Catholic Church
denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used by the ancient Romans, characterized by large-scale masonry domes, barrel vaults, and semicircular arches

noun

a citizen or inhabitant of ancient or modern Rome
informal short for Roman Catholic
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Idioms and Phrases with anti-roman

Roman

see when in Rome do as the Romans do.

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