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Rom

play
noun \ˈrōm\

Definition of Rom

plural

Rom

or

Roma

also

Roms

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


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Rom

abbreviation

Definition of Rom

  1. 1 Romania

  2. 2 Romans


ROM

play
noun \ˈräm\

Definition of ROM

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

1966

First Known Use of rom

1966


ROM Defined for English Language Learners


ROM

play
noun \ˈräm\

Definition of ROM for English Language Learners

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


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