A narrative poem or a prose tale in medieval French literature.noun
Of or pertaining to ancient or modern Rome, or the people, institutions, or characteristics of Rome.
Hence Having some attribute deemed especially characteristic of the ancient Romans; noble; distinguished; brave; hardy; patriotic; stern.
Pertaining to Rome ecclesiastically; of or pertaining to the Church of Rome; papal.
[lowercase or cap.] Noting a form of letter or type of which the text of this book is an example.
Synonyms Roman, Latin. Roman naturally applies to that which is especially associated or connected with the city, Rome; Latin to that which similarly belongs to the district, Latium. Hence, we speak of Roman power, fortitude, administration; the Roman church; the Latin language. Nearly all the use of Latin has grown out of its application to the language: as, Latin grammar; a Latin idiom; the Latin Church. The words are not interchangeable.noun
A native or an inhabitant of Rome, the capital of Italy, and chief city of the ancient Roman empire.noun
A person enjoying the freedom or citizenship of ancient Rome.noun
A member or an adherent of the Church of Rome; a Romanist.