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Roman meaning

roman - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. Of or pertaining to Rome, or the Roman people; like or characteristic of Rome, the Roman people, or things done by Romans; as, Roman fortitude; a Roman aqueduct; Roman art.
  2. 2. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  3. 3. A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a Roman citizen were conferred.
  4. 4. Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in distinction from Italics.
  5. 5. Of or pertaining to Rome, or the people; like or characteristic of Rome, the people, or things done by Romans; as, fortitude; a aqueduct; art.
  6. 6. Of or pertaining to the Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  7. 7. Upright; erect; - said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.
  8. 8. Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i., iv., etc.; - said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
  9. 9. A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a citizen were conferred.
  10. 10. type, letters, or print, collectively; - in distinction from Italics.
  11. 11. Pertaining to Rome or its inhabitants, or to Roman Catholics; aquiline, as a nose; erect letters ( as opposed to italics); indicated by letters, not figures, as numerals.

roman - examples of usage

  1. The Roman ruins- or Greek, Mr. Denham? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. " Mary," said he, " I once lived under the Roman empire-" " Yes, I know. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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