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Definition of "roman" []

  • A narrative poem or a prose tale in medieval French literature. (noun)
  • A novel. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "roman" in a sentence
  • "For what is worth, when you apply to for a US visa, you have to write down your name both in roman alphabet and in your original alphabet or scrip, be it arabic, chinese, etc."
  • "I never intended to write what they call a roman-a-clef, or one of those books where real celebrities of the past do walk-ons and help the hero solve the mystery."
  • "Does the name of your movie end in roman numerals?"