|Origin:||romans 'French, something written in French', from Latin romanicus 'Roman'|
Related topics: Literature
an exciting and often short relationship between two people who love each other [↪ affair]
Hemingway's romance with his nurse inspired him to write 'A Farewell to Arms'.
Michelle married him after a whirlwind romance (=one that happens very suddenly and quickly).
love, or a feeling of being in love:
The romance had gone out of their relationship.
the feeling of excitement and adventure that is related to a particular place, activity etc
the romance of Hollywood
a story about the love between two people:
a story that has brave characters and exciting events:
a Medieval romance