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Roman

noun [C]     /ˈrəʊ.mən/ US  /ˈroʊ-/
a person who lived in Rome or the Roman Empire in ancient times : The Romans ruled over most of Europe .Ancient history: before 500 ADNames of groups of people who lived in the past a person who lives in the modern city of RomeCity names and their inhabitants
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