noun (plural Romaˈrōmə)
A Gypsy, especially a man.
- 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.
Mid 19th century: abbreviation of Romany.
Words that rhyme with Romaplomb, bomb, bombe, CD-ROM, dom, from, glom, mom, pom, prom, shalom, Somme, therefrom, Thom, tom, wherefrom
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