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Rome

Rome

See also: rome

English

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Proper noun

Rome

  1. A city on the Tiber River on the Italian peninsula, the capital of a former empire and of the modern region of Lazio and nation of Italy.
  2. Ancient Rome; the former Roman Empire; Roman civilization.
  3. The Holy See, the leadership of the Roman Catholic Church, particularly prior to the establishment of the Vatican City in the 19th century.
  4. The Church of Rome, the Roman Catholic Church generally.

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Most common English words before 1923: enter · consider · provided · #969: Rome · twelve · opposite · vast

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References

  1. Oxford English Dictionary. "Rome, n."

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈroː.mə/

Proper noun

Rome n

  1. Rome

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French

Etymology

From Old French Rome, from Latin Rōma.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁɔm/
  • Homophones: rhum, ROM

Proper noun

Rome f

  1. Rome (province)
  2. Rome (city)

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Italian

Proper noun

Rome f

  1. plural of Roma
    le due Rome, the two Romes

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Old English

Proper noun

Rome

  1. Rome
    • c. 1050, Orosius, Hist., II iv 44:
      Ond nu ure cristne Roma bespricð þæt hiere wealles for ealdunge brosnien, nales na for þæm þe hio mid forheriunge swa gebismrad wære swa Babylonia wæs. Ac heo for hiere cristendome nugiet is gescild.
    • c. 1150, The Blickling Homilies, 191:
      Ic wille gangan to Rome.

Old French

Alternative forms

  • Rume (Anglo-Norman)
  • Rumme (Anglo-Norman)

Etymology

From Latin Rōma.

Proper noun

Rome

  1. Rome (city)

Descendants

rome

rome

See also: Rome

Occitan

Noun

rome f (plural romes)

  1. blackberry