This thought is attributed to St. Ambrose and is translated in a short version as, "When in Rome, do as the Romans do." The primary advice is to follow the local customs.
2. To move around without purpose or plan; to wander; to proceed in an irregular course.
3. Etymological source is unknown and there is no evidence of any connection with the Romance, or Latin, words denoting pilgrims or pilgrimages to Rome!
2. A resident of modern Rome.
3. An inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire.
4. Relating to or characteristic of Rome; especially ancient Rome.
5. Relating to or characteristic of people of Rome.
6. A reference to or supporting Romanism; such as, "The Roman Catholic Church".
7. Relating to, or built in, a style characteristic of the buildings of ancient Rome, especially in having rounded arches, vaults, and domes.
2. Anyone who indulges in fanciful or extravagant stories or daydreams.
3. A person who thinks or talks romantically.
2. Characteristic of or relating to the style of European painting, sculpture, or decorative arts contemporary with Romanesque architecture: Romanesque works of art show a Byzantine influence and often feature elaborate ornamentation.
2. A specialist in the language, culture, or law of ancient Rome.
2. To take on Roman characteristics, or make someone or something take on Roman characteristics; such as, the Celts were Romanized.
2. Characterized by or suitable for the expression of tender emotions.
3. Characterized by or arising from idealistic or impractical attitudes and expectations; such as, a romantic dreamer.
4. Imaginary or fictitious in an extravagant or glamorizing way.
5. Relating to or characterized by adventure, excitement, the potential for heroic achievement, or the exotic: "She wrote a romantic tale about life in the African bush."
2. Wildly; extravagantly.
3. Relating to, or constituting the part of the hero especially in a light comedy.
2. Impractical romantic ideals and attitudes.
3. An exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure).
4. A movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries which celebrated nature rather than civilization.
Romany is not related to Roma or "Rome", nor has it ever been derived from any Latin source!