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Definition of roman:

  1. A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a citizen were conferred.
  2. Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i., iv., etc.; - said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
  3. Of or pertaining to Rome, or the people; like or characteristic of Rome, the people, or things done by Romans; as, fortitude; a aqueduct; art.
  4. Of or pertaining to the Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  5. Of or pertaining to the Church of Rome and its doctrines and ceremonies; pertaining to popery; popish; - used disparagingly.
  6. type, letters, or print, collectively; - in distinction from Italics.
  7. Upright; erect; - said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.

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roman letters, ancient, classical, papistical, Romanist, papal, catholic, popish, papistic, classic, Italian, r.c., roman print, papist, Roman Catholic, eternal, Latin, imperial, romish, roman type.

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