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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.


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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