Definition of Roman type
1. Noun. A typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions.
Generic synonyms: Proportional Font
Derivative terms: Roman, Romanic
Roman Type Pictures
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roman Type
Literary usage of Roman type
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1. Socialism and the Social Movement by Werner Sombart (1898)
"... in order to comprehend this French, or, if you will, Roman, type of the born revolutionist, in its heaven-wide difference from the English workman. ..."
2. A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and by Talbot Baines Reed (1887)
"The claims of Italy in the matter of roman type have of late years been somewhat seriously challenged by the researches of M. Madden, who in a series of ..."
3. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"Building amongst the Gothic nations. — Primitive type of their Dwellings, contrasted with the roman type.— The Saxon Hatt. ..."