Romeward [rohm-werd] ExamplesWord Origin adverb

  1. to or toward Rome or the Roman Catholic Church.

Origin of Romeward Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at Rome, -ward Examples from the Web for romeward Historical Examples of romeward

  • Then they betook themselves Romeward, and many folk prayed well for them.

    The Story of Grettir The Strong

    Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris

  • On leaving the garden, we mount our green spectacles, hoist our umbrella, and resolutely set our face homeward and Romeward.

    Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847.


  • It was expected, however, that this Romeward Movement would arouse intense antipathy.

    Browning’s England

    Helen Archibald Clarke

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