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town (1990 pop. 78,749), NE Romania, in Moldavia, at the confluence of the Prut and Siretul rivers. Sugar refining and the manufacture of building materials are the chief industries. The town was founded in the late 14th cent. by the ruling prince of Moldavia.


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for printing, was invented in China (c.1040), using woodblocks. Related devices, such as seals and stamps for making impressions in clay, had been used in ancient times in Babylon and elsewhere.
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a city in northeastern Rumania, on the Moldova River at its influx into the Siret River, in Neamţ District. Population, 46,700 (1973). Roman has a steel pipe plant, as well as machine building and food-processing industry (sugar and vegetable oil). Building materials are also produced.


a metrical narrative in medieval French literature derived from the chansons de geste


1. of or relating to Rome or its inhabitants in ancient or modern times
2. of or relating to Roman Catholicism or the Roman Catholic Church
3. denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used by the ancient Romans, characterized by large-scale masonry domes, barrel vaults, and semicircular arches
4. a citizen or inhabitant of ancient or modern Rome
5. Informal short for Roman Catholic
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A la mort de Mario Roques, si ennemi de la synthese qu'il n'avait jamais fait de these et que, s'il a prononce une lecon inaugurale au College de France, elle n'a laisse aucune trace, l'auteur anonyme de la longue notice qui parait dans la Revue de Linguistique Romane ecrit :
Un moment important pentru istoriografia relatiilor intre Biserica Ortodoxa si Biserica greco-catolica il reprezinta consecintele proclamarii autocefaliei Bisericii Ortodoxe Romane la 3 decembrie 1864 (17), insa formal recunoscuta de o autoritate din afara abia pe 25 aprilie 1885.
Contributie la historia militara a Daciei romane. Bucarest.
(Ed.) Enciclopedia limbii romane. Bucuresti: Univers Enciclopedic, 2001.
Al emigrar de India, los gitanos poseian una fuerte homogeneidad linguistica y cultural: todos ellos eran nomades, se autodenominaban "dom" y hablaban una lengua comun: el romane. Hoy, sin embargo, es posible observar que tal homogeneidad se ha perdido.
Fokussiert werden die inhaltliche und motivische Textgestaltung, die Darstellung von Figuren und deren soziale, nationale und geschlechtsspezifische Identitaten sowie die narrativen Strukturen der Romane. In all diesen Bereichen sei schliefilich eine "duality of fact and fiction" (8) zu bemerken, die im weiteren Verfolg der Arbeit auch als Nebeneinander oder "mixture of history and romance" (40) verhandelt wird.
It is a reminder that some choices made in the past can and will affect the future," says Romane.
Free thinking: Alex Romane believes people could set policy using the internet
Harry Romane of Eugene was out for a winter's ride in 1918 when he had a flat tire and had to pump up an inner tube.
D'autre part, il nous est aussi apparu indispensable d'exposer l'influence des contes de fees d'origine romane (italienne, puis francaise) sur le conte de fees allemand tel que nous le connaissons aujourd'hui.
With Mathieu Demy, Romane Bohringer, Julie Depardieu, Eleonore Pourriat, Mathias Mlekuz, Fabio Zenoni, Warren Zavatta, Rufus, Thomas Chabrol.
The University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UWA) is to become the first in the UK to host the prestigious CongrAs International de Linguistique et de Philologie Romanes (International Congress on Romance Linguistics and Philology) since the SociAtA de Linguistique Romane was established in 1924.