Roman Empire


Roman Empire
early empire which ruled over countries around the Mediterranean Sea

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Roman Empire — Roman Em|pire the Roman Empire the countries of Europe, north Africa, and western Asia that were ruled by the ancient Romans from around 44 ↑BC until ↑AD 395, when the ↑empire was divided into two parts. The Western Roman Empire continued until… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Roman Empire — empire established (27 B.C. ) by Augustus, succeeding the Roman Republic: at its peak it included W & S Europe, Britain, Asia Minor, N Africa, & the lands of the E Mediterranean: divided (A.D. 395) into the EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE and the WESTERN… …   English World dictionary

  • Roman Empire — For other senses of the term, see Roman Empire (disambiguation). Imperium Romanum redirects here. For the video game, see Imperium Romanum (video game). Roman Empire Senatus Populusque Romanus (SPQR) The Senate and …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Empire — 1. the lands and peoples subject to the authority of ancient Rome. 2. the form of government established in ancient Rome in 27 B.C., comprising the Principate or Early Empire (27 B.C. A.D. 284) and the Autocracy or Later Empire (A.D. 284 476). 3 …   Universalium

  • Roman Empire — noun an empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome • Members of this Region:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roman Empire — /roʊmən ˈɛmpaɪə/ (say rohmuhn empuyuh) noun 1. the lands and peoples subject to the authority of ancient Rome. 2. the form of government established in ancient Rome in 27 BC, comprising the Principate or Early Empire (27 BC to AD 284) and the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Roman Empire — noun the empire under Roman rule established in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western or Latin and Eastern or Greek Empire …   English new terms dictionary

  • Roman Empire — Ro′man Em′pire n. 1) anh geg the lands and peoples subject to the authority of ancient Rome 2) anh the imperial form of government established in Rome in 27 b.c., comprising the Principate or Early Empire (27 b.c. – a.d. 284) and the Autocracy or …   From formal English to slang

  • Roman Empire — noun /ˈɹəʊmən ˈɛmpaɪə,ˈɹoʊmən ˈɛmpaɪɚ/ An empire that used to exist between 85 and 476 ; it encompassed territories stretching from Britain and Germany to North Africa and the Persian Gulf. Syn: Rome …   Wiktionary

  • Roman Empire (disambiguation) — Roman Empire usually refers to the government centered in Rome and in its successor capitals on the Italian peninsula from 27 BC to 395 AD.Roman Empire may also refer to:*Roman Republic (6th century 1st century BC) *Eastern Roman Empire (330… …   Wikipedia


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