Romany

/rom"euh nee, roh"meuh-/, n., pl. Romanies, adj.
n.
1. Gypsy (def. 2).
2. Gypsies collectively.
3. the Indic language of the Gypsies, its various forms differing greatly because of local influences.
adj.
4. pertaining to Gypsies, their language, or their customs.
Also, Rommany, Romani.

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