meaning of roman

1. Of or pertaining to Rome, or the Roman people; like or characteristic of Rome, the Roman people, or things done by Romans; as, Roman fortitude; a Roman aqueduct; Roman art.
Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion.
Upright; erect; -- said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.
Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I. , IV. , i. , iv. , etc. ; -- said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a Roman citizen were conferred.
Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in distinction from Italics.
a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions

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