the Roman alphabet

Definition of the Roman alphabet

  1. :  the alphabet that was used for writing Latin and that is now used for writing English and many other European languages

Word by Word Definitions

romanplay Roman
  1. :  a metrical romance

alphabetplay
  1. :  a set of letters or other characters with which one or more languages are written especially if arranged in a customary order

    :  a system of signs or signals that serve as equivalents for letters

    :  rudiments, elements


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