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Definition of Roman adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1connected with ancient Rome or the Roman Empire a Roman road/temple/villa
  2. 2connected with the modern city of Rome
  3. 3connected with the Roman Catholic Church
  4. 4roman roman type is ordinary printing type which does not lean forward Definitions in this dictionary are printed in roman type. compare Italic
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Roman