Meaning of “roman” in the English Dictionary

"roman" in British English

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romanadjective

uk /ˈrəʊ.mən/ us /ˈroʊ.mən/

Roman letters are in the ordinary style 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.mən/

Romannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrəʊ.mən/ us /ˈroʊ.mən/

(Definition of “roman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)