HyperDic: roman_empire

English > 1 sense of the expression Roman Empire:
NOUNlocationRoman Empirean empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire
English > Roman Empire: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome.
Instance ofempire, imperiumThe domain ruled by an emperor or empress
MembersRomanAn inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
Part ofAfricaThe second largest continent
AsiaThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
EuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
PartsByzantine Empire, Byzantium, Eastern Roman EmpireA continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395
Western Roman Empire, Western EmpireThe western part after the Roman Empire was divided in 395
Region ofancientsPeople who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe)
prefectureThe district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
SpanishImperio, Imperio Romano
CatalanImperi, Imperi romà

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