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Romany

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The language of the gypsies, which is an Indo-European language related to Hindi. It is spoken by a dispersed group of about 1 million people, and has many dialects. The name comes (in the...

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Romany

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 94 words.

Nomadic people and their language. Romanies are believed to have originated in n India, and now inhabit Europe, Asia, America,

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Romany

Overview page.

The language of the gypsies, which is an Indo-European language related to Hindi. It is spoken by a dispersed group of about 1 million people, and has many dialects. The name comes (in the...

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Romany

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 108 words.

the language of the gypsies, which is an Indo-European language related to Hindi. It is spoken by a dispersed group of about 1 million people, and has many dialects. The name comes (in the...

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Romany Language

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 357 words.

Travellers broaden the mind

Gypsies probably originated in the Indian subcontinent, and their language, Romanynull...

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Romany, Adèle

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 526 words.

French, 18th – 19th century, female.

Born 7 December 1769; died 6 June 1846, in Paris.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Romany was a student of Regnault. She...

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Romany Rye

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A novel by Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in gypsy language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name applied to Borrow from his youth by Ambrose Smith, the Norfolk gypsy. This book is a sequel...

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Romanić, Aleksandra

Amra Bosnić.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 163 words.

(b Zagreb, Croatia, 1958). Bosnian and Herzegovinian pianist. One of the best renowned pianists in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romanić completed Srednja muzička škola (‘music high school’) in...

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Romany Rye, The

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 51 words.

A novel by George *Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in Romany language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name applied to Borrow by ...

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Romany Rye, The

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 51 words.

A novel by George *Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in Romany language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name applied to Borrow by ...

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Romany rye n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

a non-gypsy gentleman who associates with gypsies.

1857 G. Borrow [bk title] The Romany Rye.

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Romany Rye, The

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 48 words.

a novel by Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in gypsy language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name applied to

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Romanies

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 3 words.

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Romany

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 420 words.

A gypsy, or the Gypsy language, the speech of the Roma or Zincali. ‘Aukko tu pios adrey Rommanis. Here

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Romany

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

(= [1] a Gypsy; or [2] the language of Gypsies) is the standard spelling—preferably not ✳Rommany. See gypsy.

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Romanic

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 161 words.

aldermanic, botanic, Brahmanic, Britannic, epiphanic, galvanic, Germanic, Hispanic, interoceanic, Koranic, manganic, manic, mechanic, messianic, oceanic, organic, panic, Puranic,

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Romany

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

Léonie, peony • Tierney • Briony, bryony, Hermione • tourney • ebony • Albany • chalcedony •

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Romanic

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 161 words.

aldermanic, botanic, Brahmanic, Britannic, epiphanic, galvanic, Germanic, Hispanic, interoceanic, Koranic, manganic, manic, mechanic, messianic, oceanic, organic, panic, Puranic,

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Romany

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

Léonie, peony • Tierney • Briony, bryony, Hermione • tourney • ebony • Albany • chalcedony •

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Romany

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 3 words.

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Romanic

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 11 words.

Romance, Romance-speaking. XVIII. — L. Rōmānicus, f. Rōmānus ROMAN; see -IC.

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