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1Of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church in England (or Britain).
2Of, relating to, or involving England (or Britain) and Rome; specifically of, relating to, or involving England (or Britain) and the Roman Catholic Church.
Ancient History and Archaeol. Of or relating to England (or Britain) as part of the Roman Empire; of or relating to the ancient Romans in Britain.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Budget. From Anglo- + Roman.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.