Romes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Rome +‎ -s (plural suffix).

Proper noun[edit]

Romes

  1. (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:
      Yet haue the Sarasins attempted both Romes; they haue besieged Constantinople, and haue wasted... the Sea coasts of Italy.
    • 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.

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