roman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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romanadjective

uk   /ˈrəʊ.mən/  us   /ˈroʊ-/
Roman ​letters are in the ​ordinarystyle of ​printed writing in which the ​letters are ​vertical.
roman
noun [U] uk   us  
In this ​book, ​definitions are ​printed in roman.

Romanadjective

uk   /ˈrəʊ.mən/  us   /ˈroʊ-/
relating to the ​city of Rome and ​its empire in ​ancienttimes relating to the ​moderncity of Rome

Romannoun [C]

uk   /ˈrəʊ.mən/  us   /ˈroʊ-/
a ​person who ​lived in Rome or the Roman Empire in ​ancienttimes: The Romans ​ruled over most of ​Europe. a ​person who ​lives in the ​moderncity of Rome
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