Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

Rom

play
noun \ˈrōm\

Definition of Rom

plural

Romans

also

Roma

play \ˈrō-mə\
  1. :  gypsy 1



Origin and Etymology of rom

Romany, married man, husband, male Gypsy, from Sanskrit ḍomba, ḍoma low caste male musician


First Known Use: 1841


2

Rom

abbreviation

Definition of Rom

  1. 1 Romania

  2. 2 Romans




ROM

play
noun \ˈräm\

Simple Definition of ROM

  • : the part of a computer in which information that cannot be changed is stored

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ROM

  1. :  a usually small computer memory that contains special-purpose information (as a program) which cannot be altered — compare ram

1966

First Known Use of rom

1966


Learn More about rom


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Rom? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a very small amount

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

acommodate acommadate accomodate accommodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ