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  1. when in Rome(Proverb)

    Adjust to local customs.

  2. Origin: An ellipsis (anapodoton) of when in Rome, do as the Romans do.


  1. When in Rome

    When in Rome is the self-titled debut album of English dance group When in Rome. Released in 1988, the album contained the song "The Promise", which was the group's biggest hit. The album peaked at #84 on the Billboard 200 and is currently the band's only album, studio or otherwise.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of when in Rome in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of when in Rome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.

  2. Caesar Augustus:

    I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.

  3. Will Rogers:

    Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House

  4. Harry S Truman:

    It was the same with those old birds in Greece and Rome as it is now. The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know.

  5. Peter McClellan:

    With the assistance of the Australian Embassy in Rome, we have located a room in a hotel in Central Rome which, I am advised, has the technical facilities to ensure an effective signal to Australia.

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