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Roman

adjective uk   /ˈrəʊ.mən/ us    /ˈroʊ-/
relating to the city of Rome and its empire in ancient times relating to the modern city of Rome

Roman

noun [C] uk   /ˈrəʊ.mən/ us    /ˈroʊ-/
a person who lived in Rome or the Roman Empire in ancient times: The Romans ruled over most of Europe. a person who lives in the modern city of Rome
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