AskDefine | Define Roma

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Roma

Noun

1 a member of a nomadic people originating in northern India and now living on all continents [syn: Gypsy, Gipsy, Romany, Rommany, Bohemian]
2 capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire [syn: Rome, Eternal City, Italian capital, capital of Italy]roma See rom

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English

Proper noun

  1. A people believed to have originated in India and now found throughout Europe, particularly Eastern Europe; the people also known as Gypsies.
  2. An Austronesian language of Indonesia.
  3. A variety of tomato.
  4. A city in Texas on the Rio Grande, pop. (2000) 9,617 (see Roma, Texas in Wikipedia)

Translations

the Romani people; gypsies
  • Hungarian: romák
  • Romanian: romi, ţigani
  • Russian: cs=Cyrl

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Italian

Etymology

From Latin Roma.

Proper noun

  1. Rome.

Latin

Etymology

Unclear. May be of Etruscan origin.

Proper noun

  1. Rome
    Ut Roma jugum omnibus terris imponeret.
    That Rome might overcome all countries.
  2. Venit a Roma.
    He came from Rome.

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Spanish

Proper noun

  1. Rome

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Extensive Definition

Roma may refer to:

Ethnic group

Films

Music

Science and technology

  • ROMA, Representational Oligonucleotide Microarray Analysis, a genomics technology
  • 472 Roma, an asteroid

Places

People

Sports

Food

  • Roma rice, an Italian cultivated variety of rice particularly suitable for risotto
  • Roma tomato, a plum tomato commonly found in supermarkets
  • Tony Roma's, chain restaurant

Other

Roma in Bulgarian: Рома
Roma in Welsh: Roma
Roma in Danish: Roma
Roma in German: Roma
Roma in French: Roma
Roma in Classical Chinese: 羅馬 (釋義)
Roma in Hungarian: Roma (egyértelműsítő lap)
Roma in Dutch: Roma
Roma in Kölsch: Roma (Watt ėßß datt?)
Roma in Russian: Рома
Roma in Simple English: Roma
Roma in Swedish: Roma
Roma in Tagalog: Roma (paglilinaw)
Roma in Thai: โรมา
Roma in Chinese: 罗马
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