/ (ˈrɑːtɑːnɑː) /


of or relating to the Ratana Church or the Māori Christian religious movement associated with it


the Ratana Church itself
plural Ratana a member of the Ratana Church


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Word Origin for Ratana

from the Church's founder, TW Ratana (1873–1939)
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