Romanize Ro"man*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Romanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Romanizing}.] 1. To Latinize; to fill with Latin words or idioms. [R.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To convert to the Roman Catholic religion. [1913 Webster]

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