HyperDic: rome

English > 2 senses of the word Rome:
NOUNlocationRome, Roma, Eternal City, Italian capital, capital of Italycapital and largest city of Italy
groupRomethe leadership of the Roman Catholic Church
Rome > pronunciation
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English > Rome: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningCapital 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.
SynonymsRoma, Eternal City, Italian capital, capital of Italy
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
MembersRomanA resident of modern Rome
Part ofItaly, Italian Republic, ItaliaA republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula
PartsColosseum, Amphitheatrum FlaviumA large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80
Holy See, The Holy See, State of the Vatican CityThe smallest sovereign state in the world
LateranThe site in Rome containing the church of Rome and the Lateran Palace
Seven Hills of RomeThe hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built
Sistine ChapelThe private chapel of the popes in Rome
Region ofBacchus(classical mythology) god of wine
Roman, RomanicOf or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)
augur, auspex(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
catacombAn underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)
centurion(ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers
circus(antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games / games / games
gladiator(ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
lustrumA ceremonial purification of the Roman population every five years following the census
pantheon(antiquity) a temple to all the gods
pontifexA member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome
procurator(ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes
sibyl(ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet
toga virilis(ancient Rome) a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship
tribune(ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests
Spanishcapital de Italia, capital italiana, Roma
Catalancapital d'Itàlia, capital italiana, Roma, Rome
AdjectivesRomanof or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)
English > Rome: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe leadership of the Roman Catholic Church.
Part ofRoman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Broaderleadership, leadersThe body of people who lead a group
SpanishRoma
CatalanRoma

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