(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or characteristic of people of Rome

- Roman virtues

- his Roman bearing in adversity

- a Roman nose

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

- Roman architecture

- the old Roman wall

Similar word(s): romanic

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

4. of or relating to or supporting Romanism

- the Roman Catholic Church

Similar word(s): papist, papistic, papistical, popish, romanist, romish


1. a resident of modern Rome

Definition categories: person, italian

2. an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire

Definition categories: person, european

3. a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions

Definition categories: communication