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Roman arch

n.
A semicircular arch.

[From its being characteristic of Roman architecture.]

Roman arch

n
(Architecture) another name for Norman arch

Ro′man arch′


n.
a semicircular arch.
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Noun1.Roman arch - a round arch drawn from a single centerRoman arch - a round arch drawn from a single center
round arch - an arch formed in a continuous curve; characteristic of Roman architecture
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