Definition of roman de geste in US English:

roman de geste

noun

rare
  • A heroic romance; = "chanson de geste".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in London Literary Gazette. From French roman de geste from roman + de + geste.

Pronunciation

roman de geste

/rə(ʊ)ˌmɒ̃ də ˈʒɛst/