geographical name
\ ˈrōm How to pronounce Rome (audio) \

Definition of Rome

1 or Italian Roma \ ˈrō-​mä How to pronounce Rome (audio) \ or ancient Roma \ ˈrō-​mə How to pronounce Rome (audio) \ city and capital of Italy on the Tiber River population 2,617,175
2 the Roman Empire
3 city in northwestern Georgia northwest of Atlanta population 36,303
4 city in central New York on the Mohawk River northwest of Utica population 33,725

— see also roman entry 1 sense 1

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“Rome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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