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See also: romes
- (archaic) The city of Rome in Italy and the city of Constantinople (the "New Rome") taken together; the empire(s) ruled by these cities.
- 1603, Richard Knolles, The Generall Historie of the Turkes, 13:
- 1999, G. Vallée, Shaping of Christianity, X 203:
- The weakening of the two Romes created the space for the emergence of both the Holy Roman Empire of the Franks and the Islamic Empire.