Definition of Romance adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rəʊˈmæns//
, BrE//ˈrəʊmæns//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈroʊmæns//
[only before noun]
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Romance languages, such as French, Italian and Spanish, are languages that developed from Latin Word OriginMiddle English (originally denoting the vernacular language of France as opposed to Latin): from Old French romanz, based on Latin Romanicus ‘Roman’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Romance

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