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Rome British & World English

The capital of Italy and of the Lazio region, situated on the River Tiber about 25 km (16 miles) inland; population 2,724,347 (2008)

all roads lead to Rome in Rome British & World English

There are many different ways of reaching the same goal or conclusion

Rome was not built in a day in Rome British & World English

A complex task is bound to take a long time and should not be rushed

when in Rome in Rome British & World English

When abroad or in an unfamiliar environment you should adopt the customs or behaviour of those around you

all roads lead to Rome British & World English

There are many different ways of reaching the same goal or conclusion

Rome was not built in a day British & World English

A complex task is bound to take a long time and should not be rushed

when in Rome British & World English

When abroad or in an unfamiliar environment you should adopt the customs or behaviour of those around you

Rome, Treaty of British & World English

A treaty setting up and defining the aims of the European Economic Community. It was signed at Rome on 25 March 1957 by France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg

Prix de Rome British & World English

A prize awarded annually by the French government in a competition for artists, sculptors, architects, and musicians

See of Rome British & World English

Another term for Holy See.

Seven Hills of Rome British & World English

The seven hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built: Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Quirinal, Viminal, and Palatine

fiddle while Rome burns British & World English

Be concerned with relatively trivial matters while ignoring the serious or disastrous events going on around one

when in Rome do as the Romans do in Rome British & World English

When abroad or in an unfamiliar environment you should adopt the customs or behaviour of those around you

Clement, St British & World English

(1st century ad), pope (bishop of Rome) circa 88-circa 97, probably the third after St Peter; known as St Clement of Rome. Feast day, 23 November

St Clement of Rome in Clement, St British & World English

(1st century ad), pope (bishop of Rome) circa 88-circa 97, probably the third after St Peter; known as St Clement of Rome. Feast day, 23 November

fiddle while Rome burns in fiddle British & World English

Be concerned with relatively trivial matters while ignoring the serious or disastrous events going on around one