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  1. to or toward Rome or the Roman Catholic Church.
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Origin of Romeward

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at Rome, -ward
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Historical Examples

  • Then they betook themselves Romeward, and many folk prayed well for them.

    The Story of Grettir The Strong

    Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris

  • On leaving the garden, we mount our green spectacles, hoist our umbrella, and resolutely set our face homeward and Romeward.

  • It was expected, however, that this Romeward Movement would arouse intense antipathy.

    Browning's England

    Helen Archibald Clarke