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Definition 1: a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for roman in the sense of this definition

(roman is a kind of ...) any font whose different characters have different widths

Definition 2: a resident of modern Rome - [noun denoting person]

(roman is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of Italy

(... is a member of roman) capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire

Definition 3: an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire - [noun denoting person]

(roman is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of Europe

(... is a kind of roman ) any of various important officials in ancient Rome

(... is an instance of roman) granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)

(... is an instance of roman) wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero

(... is a member of roman) an empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome

Definition 4: of or relating to or supporting Romanism - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where roman or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Roman Catholic Church

Synonyms for roman in the sense of this definition

Definition 5: of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome) - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where roman or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Roman architecture
  • the old Roman wall

Synonyms for roman in the sense of this definition

(roman belongs to category ...) the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe

(roman belongs to a domain located in ...) capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire

Definition 6: relating to or characteristic of people of Rome - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where roman or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Roman virtues
  • his Roman bearing in adversity
  • a Roman nose

Definition 7: characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions - [adjective denoting pert]

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