Main definitions of Roma in English

: Roma1Roma2

Roma1

Pronunciation /ˈrōmə/ /ˈroʊmə/

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plural noun

  • A people originating in South Asia and traditionally having an itinerant way of life, living widely dispersed across Europe and North and South America and speaking a language (Romani) that is related to Hindi.

    ‘the Roma have a strong cultural heritage’
    • ‘few of today's Roma are under any illusions about what lies ahead’

adjective

  • Relating to the Roma or their language.

Origin

Mid 19th century Romani, plural of Rom.

Main definitions of Roma in English

: Roma1Roma2

Roma2

Pronunciation /ˈrōmə/ /ˈroʊmə/

Translate Roma into Spanish

proper noun

Italian name for Rome