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 (rə-mä′nō, rō-)
A hard, sharp, dry cheese of Italian origin, usually served grated as a garnish.

[Italian, short for (pecorino) romano, Roman (sheep's milk cheese), from Latin Rōmānus; see Roman.]


(Cookery) a hard light-coloured sharp-tasting cheese, similar to Parmesan


(Italian roˈmaːno)
(Biography) See Giulio Romano


(roʊˈmɑ noʊ)

(often l.c.) a sharp Italian cheese made of ewe's milk; usu. served grated.
[1905–10; < Italian: Roman]
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Probus likewise, by that speech, Si vixero, non opus erit amplius Romano imperio militibus; a speech of great despair for the soldiers.
Romano has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).
Vatican City--L'Osservatore Romano has criticized statements by two officials of the new Italian government.
Directed by Tom Caltabiano Starring: Ray Romano, Tom Caltabiano
The last survivor of these was Romano Mussolini, the jazz pianist, whose own right-wing opinions did not greatly damage his advance in a field more associated with Bohemian ways.
Romano provides a valuable service to motion picture and sport historians with his filmography of one hundred American boxing titles from 1920-2003.
De acuerdo al Codigo de Derecho Canonico, al regularse la Constitucion Jerarquica de la Iglesia y en particular a su suprema autoridad, el Papa, a quien se le refiere como el romano pontifice y obispo de la Iglesia Romana, es por determinacion divina sucesor de Pedro, y los obispos, sucesores de los apostoles.
Haim Romano, deputy chief executive officer at Israeli mobile phone operator Partner Communications, is to become the new CEO of El Al Israel Airlines.
All of them are doing the same kinds of things," industry leader Frank Romano explains.
Romano does a fine job voicing all the characters and imbuing them with recognizable traits.