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Romish

[roh-mish] /ˈroʊ mɪʃ/
adjective, Often Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
of or pertaining to Rome as the center of the Roman Catholic Church.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; Rome + -ish1
Related forms
Romishly, adverb
Romishness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Romish

Romish

/ˈrəʊmɪʃ/
adjective
1.
generally (derogatory) of, relating to, or resembling Roman Catholic beliefs or practices
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Word Origin and History for Romish
adj.

"Roman-Catholic," 1530s, from Rome + -ish.

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