Rome
geographical name 1. city NW Georgia NW of Atlanta population 34,980 2. city E central New York NW of Utica population 34,950 3. (or Italian Roma) (or ancient Roma) city capital of Italy on the Tiber population 2,693,383 4. the Roman Empire

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  • Rome — • The significance of Rome lies primarily in the fact that it is the city of the pope Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rome     Rome     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ROME — ROME, capital of Italy. The Classical Period THE MIDDLE AND LATE REPUBLIC The earliest record of contact between Jews and the Roman Republic is the embassy sent by judah the Maccabee to Rome, headed by Eupolemos ben Joḥanan, and Jason ben Eleazar …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ROME — Jusqu’au XIXe siècle, Rome fut un des principaux foyers d’art de l’Europe (pour la Rome antique, cf. ROME ET EMPIRE ROMAIN L’art). En instituant, en 1666, l’Académie de France à Rome, Colbert ne fit que sanctionner au profit des «pensionnaires»… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rome — ist die englische und französische Schreibweise für die italienische Hauptstadt Rom ein ehemaliges französisches Département mit Sitz in Rom, siehe Rome (Département) eine alte Schreibweise für den Ort Rom (heute Ortsteil von Morsbach) der Name… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rome — Rome, WI U.S. Census Designated Place in Wisconsin Population (2000): 574 Housing Units (2000): 236 Land area (2000): 3.938590 sq. miles (10.200900 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.205016 sq. miles (0.530989 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.143606 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • ROME —     ROME, COUR DE ROME ROME, COUR DE ROME.     L évêque de Rome, avant Constantin, n était aux yeux des magistrats romains, ignorants de notre sainte religion, que le chef d une faction secrète, souvent toléré par le gouvernement, et quelquefois… …   Dictionnaire philosophique de Voltaire

  • Rome — O.E., from O.Fr. Rome, from L. Roma, of uncertain origin. The original Roma quadrata was the fortified enclosure on the Palatine hill, according to Tucker, who finds no probability in derivation from *sreu flow, and suggests the name is most… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rome —    Rome s political decline began with the establishment of Constantinople (q.v.), referred to as New Rome, in 324. The Visigoths (q.v.) pillaged Rome in 410, as did the Vandals (q.v.) in 455. It changed hands during Justinian I s war against the …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Rome — ☆ Rome1 n. [after Rome Township, S Ohio, where first grown] a somewhat tart, red winter apple: in full Rome Beauty or Rome Rome2 [rōm] [L Roma, of Etr orig.] capital of Italy, on the Tiber River: formerly, the capital of the Roman Republic, the… …   English World dictionary

  • Rome — 1.) the capital city of Italy, which is famous for its art, its history, and its many public and religious buildings from ancient times and the ↑Renaissance. It also contains the ↑Vatican City, a separate state where the Pope lives. 2.) Rome wasn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rome — [ roum ] Rome wasn t built in a day used for saying that important things often take a long time to do when in Rome (do as the Romans do) used for saying that when you are in a foreign country you should follow the local customs and ways of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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