Romish

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *Romish, equivalent to Rome +‎ -ish. Compare Dutch Roomsch, Rooms (Roman), German Römisch (Roman).

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Romish (comparative more Romish, superlative most Romish)

  1. Belonging or relating to Rome.
  2. (religion, pejorative, archaic) Of, like, pertaining to, or supporting Romanism or the Roman Catholic Church.
    "...the friars of the Romish church..."

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