What does Roman mean?

Definitions for Roman
ˈroʊ mənRo·man

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Roman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Romannoun

    a resident of modern Rome

  2. Romannoun

    an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire

  3. roman, roman type, roman letters, roman printadjective

    a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions

  4. Romanadjective

    relating to or characteristic of people of Rome

    "Roman virtues"; "his Roman bearing in adversity"; "a Roman nose"

  5. Roman, Romanicadjective

    of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)

    "Roman architecture"; "the old Roman wall"

  6. Romanadjective

    characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions

  7. Roman, R.C., Romanist, romish, Roman Catholic, popish, papist, papistic, papisticaladjective

    of or relating to or supporting Romanism

    "the Roman Catholic Church"

Wiktionary

  1. romanadjective

    Upright, as opposed to italic.

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  2. romanadjective

    Of or related to the Latin alphabet.

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  3. Romannoun

    A native or resident of Rome.

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  4. Romannoun

    A native or resident of the Roman Empire

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  5. Romannoun

    The Roman script

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  6. Romanadjective

    Of or from Rome.

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  7. Romanadjective

    Of or from the Roman Empire

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  8. Romanadjective

    supporting or using a Western European character set.

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  9. Romanadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church or the Holy See.

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

  10. Romannoun

    recently borrowed from continental Europe.

    Etymology: From Romain, from Romanus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Romanadjective

    of or pertaining to Rome, or the Roman people; like or characteristic of Rome, the Roman people, or things done by Romans; as, Roman fortitude; a Roman aqueduct; Roman art

    Etymology: [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain. Cf. Romaic, Romance, Romantic.]

  2. Romanadjective

    of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion

    Etymology: [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain. Cf. Romaic, Romance, Romantic.]

  3. Romanadjective

    upright; erect; -- said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters

    Etymology: [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain. Cf. Romaic, Romance, Romantic.]

  4. Romanadjective

    expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i., iv., etc.; -- said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc

    Etymology: [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain. Cf. Romaic, Romance, Romantic.]

  5. Romannoun

    a native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a Roman citizen were conferred

    Etymology: [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain. Cf. Romaic, Romance, Romantic.]

  6. Romannoun

    roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in distinction from Italics

    Etymology: [L. Romanus, fr. Roma Rome: cf. F. romain. Cf. Romaic, Romance, Romantic.]

Freebase

  1. Roman

    Roman is a city with the title of municipality located in the central part of Moldavia, a traditional region of Romania. It is located 46 km east of Piatra Neamţ, in actual Neamţ County at the confluence of the Siret and Moldova rivers. Its name was taken from Moldavian Voivode Roman I of Moldavia, believed to be its founder. Roman's first son was Alexandru cel Bun. From here prince Roman has realized the centralization of Moldavia, Roman city being capital of Below Country of Moldavia .

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Roman

    rō′man, adj. pertaining to Rome or to the Romans: pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion, papal: (print.) noting the letters commonly used, as opposed to Italics: written in letters (as IV.), not in figures (as 4).—n. a native or citizen of Rome: a Romanist in religion: a Roman letter or type.—adj. Roman′ic, pertaining to Rome or its people.—n. Romanisā′tion.—v.t. Rō′manīse, to convert to the Roman Catholic religion: to Latinise: to represent by Roman letters or types.—v.i. to conform to Roman Catholic opinions or practices: to print in Roman letters.—n. Romanī′ser.—adj. Rō′manish, pertaining to Romanism.—ns. Rō′manism, the tenets of the Roman Catholic Church; Rō′manist, a Roman Catholic.—adj. Roman Catholic.—adj. Rō′mano-Byzan′tine, pertaining to an early medieval style of architecture in which Byzantine and Western elements are combined.—ns. Rome′-penn′y, -scot, Peter's pence.—adv. Rome′ward, toward the Roman Catholic Church.—adj. Rō′mish, belonging to Rome, or to the Roman Catholic Church.—n. Rō′mist.—Roman architecture, a style characterised by the size and boldness of its round arches and vaults, &c.—baths, aqueducts, basilicas, amphitheatres, &c.; Roman candle, a firework discharging a succession of white or coloured stars; Roman Catholic, denoting those who recognise the spiritual supremacy of the Pope or Bishop of Rome—as a noun, a member of the Roman Catholic Church; Roman Catholicism, the doctrines and polity of the Roman Catholic Church collectively; Roman cement, a cement which hardens under water; Roman collar, a collar made of lawn or fine linen, bound and stitched, worn by priests over a black collar, by bishops over a purple, and cardinals over a scarlet; Roman Empire, the ancient empire of Rome, divided in the 4th century into the Eastern and Western Empires; Roman law, the civil law.—Holy Roman Empire (see Holy). [L. RomanusRoma, Rome.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Roman' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2300

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Roman' in Nouns Frequency: #2252

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Roman' in Adjectives Frequency: #309

Anagrams for Roman »

  1. manor

  2. moran, Moran

  3. morna

  4. norma, Norma

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Roman in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Roman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Roman in a Sentence

  1. Martin Millett:

    This took one person about three to four months in the field, this really does change how we can study and understand Roman towns - the way of the future for archaeology.

  2. Isabel Lisboa:

    Roman laws seem to have been applied particularly harshly at Knobb's Farm because it was associated with supplying the Roman army, so there were many decapitations, crimes normally would have been let go, but there were probably tensions with the Roman army.

  3. Jeff Zalaznick:

    Nick McCabe said. The city’s hotels, meanwhile, are making big moves to accommodate the increasing numbers of luxury consumers. Last month, Aria introduced a luxury collection called The Tower Suites. Guests travel to and from the airport in limousines, they’re greeted at curbside and there is a dedicated entrance and private VIP lounge for speedy check-in. As soon as guests book a stay, the Tower Suites concierge reaches out to book dinner reservations and arrange show tickets. 5 best shows to see in Las Vegas This fall, Encore at the Wynn completed a design refresh, updating all suites to include push-button electronic amenities. It added custom linens and floor coverings and commissioned an amenities collection from top-of-the-line cosmetics and fragrance company Molton Brown. Meanwhile, Caesars will mark its 50th anniversary in 2016 with a $ 75 million renovation of its Roman Tower, which will be renamed the Julius Tower next month. While the behemoth resorts expand their luxury offerings, smaller boutique properties that offer a more intimate upscale experience have been opening. Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace debuted in 2013, and Delano Las Vegas and Delano Las Vegas opened last year. One of the smallest hotels, the Parisian-themed The Cromwell, opened last year with only 188 rooms, all with hardwood floors, glamorous boudoir lighting and chaise lounges. Guests are invited to a Moet Chandon toast with the general manager on Friday and Saturday nights. Ultra luxury packages at new Drai’s offer fireworks and private jets But Vegas ’ biggest draw might be its endless bounty of celebrity chef-driven restaurants. Recent eateries from boldfaced names in an already saturated market include three-Michelin-starred Alain Ducasse’s Rivea at Delano Las Vegas, two-Michelin-starred Julian Serrano’s Lago at Bellagio and two-Michelin-starred Michael Mina’s Bardot Brasserie at Aria. Two popular restaurants from other cities have just opened outposts in Delano Las Vegas. In October, the New York City hot spot Carbone( whose fans include Michelle Obama and Kim Kardashian) opened at Aria. Just like New York, Delano Las Vegas is Delano Las Vegas. We try to differentiate ourselves by not only serving excellent food but by creating a unique experience.

  4. Neil Holbrook of Cotsworld Archaeology:

    The mosaic is a truly important find, not only is it a fantastic new piece of Roman art from Britain, but it also tells us about the lifestyle and social pretensions of the owner of the villa at Boxford.

  5. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya:

    Roman Bondarenko was an innocent victim of an inhumane system that considers people's lives to be the cost of power, we all understand that any peaceful person could have ended up in Roman Bondarenko place.

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