Origin of Roman
Examples from the Web for anti-roman
Contemporary Examples of anti-roman
As we hear in Mark 15:7, he was apparently an insurrectionist, an anti-Roman revolutionary, and had killed someone in a skirmish.The Barabbas Theory of Voting: Bible Story Shows Tough Choices for Midterms
November 2, 2014
Historical Examples of anti-roman
It was anti-Roman as much as it was anti-sectarian and anti-erastian.
But these surely increased; and the Mithridatic war, in which Athens had taken the anti-Roman side, changed all for the worse.The Evolution of States
J. M. Robertson
Parthia was languishing and drooping as an anti-Roman state, when the last of the Arsacid expired.The Caesars
Thomas de Quincey
There was anarchy in Syracuse for a time, the Roman and anti-Roman parties striving for supremacy.The Story of Great Inventions
Elmer Ellsworth Burns
The movement of 1833 started out o£ the anti-Roman feelings of the Emancipation time.
noun plural anti-romans (ɑ̃tirɔmɑ̃)
Word Origin for anti-roman
Word Origin for roman
Old English, from Latin Romanus "of Rome, Roman," from Roma "Rome" (see Rome). The adjective is c.1300, from Old French Romain. The Old English adjective was romanisc, which yielded Middle English Romanisshe.
As a type of numeral (usually contrasted to Arabic) it is attested from 1728; as a type of lettering (based on the upright style typical of Roman inscriptions, contrasted to Gothic, or black letter, and italic) it is recorded from 1510s. Roman nose is from 1620s. Roman candle as a type of fireworks is recorded from 1834. Roman Catholic is attested from c.1600, a conciliatory formation from the time of the Spanish Match, replacing Romanist, Romish which by that time had the taint of insult in Protestant England.
"a novel," 1765, from French roman, from Old French romanz (see romance (n.)); roman à clef, novel in which characters represent real persons, literally "novel with a key" (French), first attested in English 1893. And, for those who can't get enough of it, roman policier "a story of police detection" (1928).
see when in Rome do as the Romans do.