Definitions for ROMrɒm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Romroʊm; ˈroʊ mə(n.)(pl.)Rom, Rom•a

  1. a male Gypsy.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Rom:

1835–45; < Romany: married man; cf. Skt ḍomba, ḍoma a low-caste minstrel


  1. nonvolatile, nonmodifiable computer memory, used to hold programmed instructions to the system.

    Category: Computers

    Ref: Compare RAM. 2

Origin of ROM:

1960–65; r(ead)-o(nly)m(emory)


  1. Roman.

    Category: Geography (places), Peoples

  2. Also, Rom Romance.

    Category: Peoples

  3. Romania.

    Category: Geography (places)

  4. Romanian.

    Category: Geography (places), Peoples

  5. Romans (New Testament).

    Category: Bible


  1. roman (type).

    Category: Printing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. read-only memory, ROM, read-only storage, fixed storage(noun)

    (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed


  1. Rom(Noun)

    A male member of the Romani people, who is married and considered respectable amongst the family.

  2. Rom(ProperNoun)

    The ethnic designation used by the Romani people from Eastern Europe.

  3. Origin: From Rom.


  1. Rom

    Rom is a recurring character on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He is played by Max Grodénchik. Rom is a Ferengi, the son of Keldar and Ishka. He is Quark's younger brother, and the father of Nog.

Anagrams of ROM

  1. MOR

  2. MRO

  3. RMO

  4. MOR, MRO, RMO

Translations for ROM

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(also adjective) (of) the cut stalks of corn etc, having many uses, eg as bedding for cattle etc, making mats and other goods etc

The cows need fresh straw; a straw hat.

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