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roman

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishromanro‧man /ˈrəʊmən $ ˈroʊ-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 technicalTCN the ordinary style of printing that uses small upright letters, like the style used for printing these wordsfont, italics
Related topics: Geography
RomanRoman adjective [usually before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 SGrelating to ancient Rome or the Roman Empire 🔊 an old Roman road 🔊 the Roman occupation of Britain2 SGrelating to the city of RomeRoman noun [countable]
Examples from the Corpus
RomanThe picture Weiser begins drawing on the white board looks like a diagram of a Roman army.It would be just her and Roman at the breakfast-table.It's a Roman Catholic boarding school attached to a Benedictine Monastery.The Alliance Party had a slightly Roman Catholic image with the man in the street.First she posed as a Roman centurion and did a bit of torture.Under Augustus legislation was passed to allow freed slaves to marry and their children to become Roman citizens.The high grey walls of the Roman fort provided a screen for these modern soldiers and their bizarre equipment.