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Roman numeral

noun

Simple Definition of Roman numeral

  • : one of the letters that were used by the ancient Romans to represent numbers and that are still used today

Full Definition of Roman numeral

  1. :  a numeral in a system of notation that is based on the ancient Roman system — see number table

Examples of roman numeral

  1. In Roman numerals X is equal to the number 10.



1735

First Known Use of roman numeral

1735


ROMAN NUMERAL Defined for Kids

Roman numeral

noun

Definition of Roman numeral

  1. :  a numeral in a system of figures based on the ancient Roman system <In Roman numerals X equals 10.>





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