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Roman numeral

noun

: 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

:  a numeral in a system of notation that is based on the ancient Roman system — see number table
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Examples of ROMAN NUMERAL

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

First Known Use of ROMAN NUMERAL

1735
ROMAN NUMERAL Defined for Kids

Roman numeral

noun

Definition of ROMAN NUMERAL for Kids

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

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