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


(Italian roˈmaːno)
(Biography) See Giulio Romano
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(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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References in classic literature ?
They had arranged to dine in the gallery at Romano's on Sunday, because the dinner was excellent and looked as though it cost a good deal more than it did.
And in this unusual manner the two rolled into the Strand, and drew up at Romano's door.
Probus likewise, by that speech, Si vixero, non opus erit amplius Romano imperio militibus; a speech of great despair for the soldiers.
b) En le pays de Droits coutumiers, el Derecho Romano se vio frenado por el rechazo de la monarquia, que consideraba que era un derecho del Imperium (y en esos momentos el Imperio era el Sacro Imperio Romano-Germanico) y ello a pesar de que el propio Derecho Romano habia servido de base al crecimiento del poder real, en base al principio Rex Franciae est imperator in regno suo, como lo recuerda Koschaker (64).
-4C All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-77126)
Marilyn Romano, Alaska Airlines regional vice president, says the current hangar was built in 1954 and was originally owned by Northern Consolidated Airlines.
BERWICK Bandits have signed 17-year-old Dutch rider Romano Hummel.
Ilana Romano, widow of weightlifter Yossef Roman, and Ankie Spitzer, widow of fencing coach Andre Spitzer, spoke of the torture the athletes were put through, which wasn't known before.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 11, 2015 --( mamemo productions is proud to announce its strategic partnership with high end brand Hotel Puente Romano for its events in Marbella, Spain.
It was revealed last year how Dutchman Romano van der Dussen was jailed for the assaults and still remains behind bars, even though DNA evidence did not match his.
The next day, Marti Pellow, Graeme Clark, Neil Mitchell and Tommy Cunningham joined a music therapy session with an 11-year-old called Romano.