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Roman numeral

noun [C usually plural] uk   us  
any of the letters that the ancient Romans used to write numbers, for example I (= 1), II (= 2), III (= 3)
Translations of “Roman numeral”
in Chinese (Traditional) I (= 1) II (= 2) III (= 3)羅馬數字…
in Russian римская цифра…
in Turkish Romen rakamı…
in Chinese (Simplified) I (= 1) II (= 2) III (= 3)罗马数字…
in Polish cyfra rzymska…
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