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Alternative forms[edit]


  • (Classical) IPA(key): /seˈnaː.tus po.puˈlus.kʷe roːˈmaː.nus/, [sɛˈnaː.t̪ʊs pɔ.pʊˈɫ̪ʊs.kᶣɛ roːˈmaː.nʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /seˈna.tus po.puˈlus.kwe roˈma.nus/, [sɛˈnaː.t̪us pɔ.puˈlus.kwɛ rɔˈmaː.nus]
  • (Vulgar) IPA(key): /seˈnaː.tus po.puˈlus.kʷe roːˈmaː.nus/, [seˈna.dos po.boˈlos.kʷe roˈma.nos]

Proper noun[edit]


  1. Initialism of senātus populusque Rōmānus (the Roman Senate and People),

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the classical period, this was usually interpreted as applying to the city of Rome's inhabitants; occasionally, it applied to the entire Roman Empire. In modern times, it continues to carry those connotations. It is also used in modern Italy by the municipal government of modern Rome.