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Definitions of roman:

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining or relating to ancient or modern Rome, or to the Romans; pertaining to, or connected with, the Church of Rome; roman, having the form of the ordinary type used in printing; distinguished from italic.

part of speech: noun

A native or citizen of ancient or modern Rome; Romans, a book of the New Testament, containing the Epistle, or letter, of the apostle Paul to the Christians at Rome.

part of speech: noun

A native or citizen of Rome.

part of speech: adjective

Pert. to Rome or its people; pert. to the Pope; papal; the type commonly used in printing, as distinguished from the Italic.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to Rome or to the Romans: pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion: papal: ( print.) noting the letters commonly used, as opposed to Italics: written in letters ( used by the Romans, as IV.), not in figures ( as 4).

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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