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Romance (IPA: /ˈɹoʊmæns/, /ɹoʊˈmæns/)


Romance (n.)

A species of fictitious writing, originally composed in meter in the Romance dialects, and afterward in prose, such as the tales of the court of Arthur, and of Amadis of Gaul; hence, any fictitious and wonderful tale; a sort of novel, especially one which treats of surprising adventures usually befalling a hero or a heroine; a tale of extravagant adventures, of love, and the like.

Romance (n.)

An adventure, or series of extraordinary events, resembling those narrated in romances; as, his courtship, or his life, was a romance.

Romance (n.)

A dreamy, imaginative habit of mind; a disposition to ignore what is real; as, a girl full of romance.

Romance (n.)

The languages, or rather the several dialects, which were originally forms of popular or vulgar Latin, and have now developed into Italian. Spanish, French, etc. (called the Romanic languages).

Romance (n.)

A short lyric tale set to music; a song or short instrumental piece in ballad style; a romanza.

Romance (a.)

Of or pertaining to the language or dialects known as Romance.

Romance (v. i.)

To write or tell romances; to indulge in extravagant stories.

Romance

Musical form of brief, simple melody

Romance

Literary genre

Romance

Type of love that focuses on feelings over libido

Romance

Metric combination of Spanish origin; metrical form used in Spanish poetry

Romance

Literary poetic genre, born in France in 18th century

Romance Synonyms

Latin, Romance

Romance Synonyms

Love Affair

Romance Synonyms

Love Story

Romance Synonyms

Romance Language, Romance, Latinian Language

Romance Synonyms

Romanticism

Romance Synonyms

Butterfly, Flirt, Chat Up, Philander, Mas, Dally, Coquet, Coquette

Romance Synonyms

Solicit, Woo, Court

Romance Rhymes

Anse, Chance, Crance, Dance, France, Glance, Hance, Lance, Mance, Nance, Prance, Rance, Schanz, Schranz, Stance, Trance, Vance

Advance, Askance, Duran's, Enhance, Expanse, Finance, Lafrance, Mccance, Romance, Romance

Pomerance, Pomeranz, Refinance

Underfinance

Romance (Last Name / Surname)

Romance is the #78,040 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 245 people had that surname.

Tagalog Translation

Romance in Tagalog is Pag-ibig

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A diary with no drawings of me in it? Where are the torrid fantasies? The romance novel covers? The-" - Cassandra Clare

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I could never take a chance Of losing love to find romance In the mysterious distance Between a man and a woman." - U2

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Lo! with a little rod I did but touch the honey of romance And must I lose a soul's inheritance?" - Oscar Wilde

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Romeo and Juliet *died*. I always liked that in a teen romance story." - James Nicoll

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The heaven of poetry and romance still lies around us and within us." - Heaven


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