noun, plural ro·mans [raw-mahn] /rɔˈmɑ̃/. French.
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His words apply not only to the Roman Curia at the Vatican but to the entire Church throughout the world.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a tiny, remote Chinese village, an ancient Roman bloodline may live on.
One green-eyed man, nicknamed “Cai the Roman,” became an instant celebrity due to his decidedly Roman physical characteristics.
The story (and some DNA evidence) goes, the locals are the descendants of a band of Roman soldiers from 36 B.C.
But so far, the lack of proven Roman artifacts or ruins in the town has raised suspicions.
Singleton had brought out something rolled in a scarf of Roman silk.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins
The Roman conquest accelerated the decline in severe taste, when different orders began to be used indiscriminately.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord
In many large pieces Roman tesselated pavements have been copied, which have produced a very rich effect.
Like the Roman or English law, they contained innumerable particulars.Laws|Plato
"Nay, she will be under a different and a harsher master," said the Roman.The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago|Arthur Conan Doyle
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Idioms and Phrases with roman
see when in Rome do as the Romans do.