(n.) Citizen of Rome, once the most prosperous empire on the face of the earth, now the pretty but lowly capital of a corrupt, dysfunctional pseudo-democracy called Italy.
"Sic transit gloria mundi", sighed Luigi the Roman, as Berlusconi was reelected.
by kibk8a1 September 20, 2006
Most sexiest, romantic guy you will ever meat in your life. if you know anyone named Roman dont ever let him go,because you will never meat anyone that will treat you better then Roman. He can make you laugh when your sad, he will be their for you every step of the way, he will make sacrifices just to make you happy and feel special. He is incredibly good looking and every time you look into his eyes, you just completely fall in love. He can be shy but when you get to know him, you will see that he is the most adventures, exciting person ever!
niko- How do you get girls to like you?
Roman- Just treat them nice, and be honest with all the girls!
by the one and only2127 May 29, 2011
This person is a knight In shining Armour, he is a hansom young man with very hot looks anyone will just fall in love with this guy once they meet him! He is everything a girl could wish for. He love's to flirt as much as anyone and all you could ever want is a Roman when ever your feeling lonely and in need of some love.
Say is his name Roman?" "Yes!, He's so hansom and such a flirt! I love him.
by Dangoluvx3 August 14, 2010
a person with a proclivity for orgies.
«Berlusconi loves holding big feasts in his countless sumptuous mansions, with plenty of whores, luxurious entertainments and cocaine, and does not even make any serious attempt to deny that»
«dude, he's a roman»
by hipsterical May 27, 2010
Replusively large or loud.
Your penis is positively Roman!

The Roman empire was very Roman.
by Mr Spanky Pants August 07, 2006
Initially a small hellenised city state in the Italian peninsula, Rome slowly overwhelmed its Latin neighbours and later the southern Greek cities after surviving a brutal invasion from Pyrrhus of Epirus, taking complete control of the peninsula.

Rome then was then engaged in three Punic wars with the maritime trading city of Carthage. The first of these bloody wars brought Sicily under complete Roman control, along with Sardinia and Corsica. The second and most important Punic war featured Hannibal's invasion of Italy, and through tactical genius he defeated them several times, most famously at Cannae. However Roman defiance ensured the state was pulled back from the brink of destruction and soon armies under Scipio Africanus secured Spain, then invaded Africa. The weary Hannibal was then soundly defeated at Zama, and Carthage sued for peace. The third Punic war after a brief struggle annialated the city of Carthago itself.

From there Roman power was unanswerable and major kingdoms and celtic tribes were subdued. The republic collapsed when Caesar turned on the capital, but continued under the Principate, a monarchy in all but name.

Roman rule ended in the third century B.C, it's military a shadow of its former self, and the ancient republican traditions abandoned. However, the Eastern Empire continued until medieval ages with it's capital at Byzantine or Constantinople.

The Romans are respected for being the founders of modern day democracy, and their military, architectural, social and administritive prowess. The collapse of the Roman empire brought about a dark age and under Europe plunged into the bloody medieval ages, setting back human advancement by hundreds of years.

(It is thought the bible was formulated initially by Constantine, and Christianity spread through the Roman Empire - hence purist Roman Catholosism exists today. Pagan my arse.)
The Roman Empire stretched from Spain to Syria, including the largest variety of cultures ever seen before, lasting at its largest point for four centuries.
by SporkPork June 02, 2005
A slang term for people of Western and/or caucasoid descent, usually used by Muslims and/or people of Arab descent. Typically considered insulting or epithetic by the latter, and rather confusing by the former.
Damn you Roman dogs, with your sex and your banks and your democracy!
by Dark Laith December 30, 2008

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