Place Name ROME

TYPE: Settlement
PRONOUNCED: ROM (English), RAWM (French)  [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, from Latin Roma. This is the name of the capital city of Italy, formerly the capital of the Roman Kingdom, Republic and Empire. According to legend the city was named for ROMULUS.

Categories

national capitals
VARIANTS: Romagna (English), Romagne (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roma, Romania (Ancient Roman), Rumaniya (Bulgarian), Roma (Catalan), Rom, Romagna, Rumänien (German), Románia (Hungarian), Roma, Romagna, Romania (Italian), Roma, Romênia (Portuguese), Roma, România (Romanian), Rumyniya (Russian), Roma, Romaña, Rumania (Spanish), Rumänien (Swedish)
Entry updated July 11, 2018