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 Roma’nus (St.),Rome. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Roma’ny.
 
Gipsy language, the speech of the Roma or Zinca’li. This has nothing to do with Rome.   1
        “A learned Sclavonian … said of Rommany, that he found it interesting to be able to study a Hindu dialect in the heart of Europe.”—Leland: English Gipsies, chap. viii. p. 109.
 


 Roma’nus (St.),Rome. 

 
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