There are 2 definitions of ROM in English:

ROM

Syllabification: ROM
Pronunciation: /räm
 
/

abbreviation

Computing
  • Read-only memory.

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Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
noun
a tortoiseshell cat

There are 2 definitions of ROM in English:

Rom

Syllabification: Rom
Pronunciation: /rōm
 
/

noun (plural Roma /ˈrōmə/)

  • A Gypsy, especially a man.
    More example sentences
    • The young married person becomes a Rom (male adult Roma) or a Romni (female adult Roma).
    • The position in the Czech Republic is such that it will in our view be impossible for a Rom or anyone who has suffered as a result of discrimination against Roma to establish a well-founded fear of persecution.

Origin

mid 19th century: abbreviation of Romany.

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