[Italian raw-zah; English roh-zuh]
- Sal·va·tor [sahl-vah-tawr] /ˈsɑl vɑˌtɔr/, 1615–73, Italian painter and poet.
- Mon·te [Italian mawn-te; English mon-tee] /Italian ˈmɔn tɛ; English ˈmɒn ti/, a mountain between Switzerland and Italy, in the Pennine Alps: second highest peak of the Alps. 15,217 feet (4638 meters).
- a female given name: derived from Rose.
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Examples from the Web for rosa
Actually, Rosa Parks refused to move, and kept her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus.How Rock and Roll Killed Jim Crow
October 26, 2014
“The world needs to know about Fannie Lou Hamer, just like they know Dr. King and Rosa Parks,” says Bracey.Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: 'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired'
Lottie L. Joiner
September 2, 2014
In his eulogy for Rosa Parks, Jesse Jackson gave a history lesson to the American people—and to then President George W. Bush.How We Got to Ferguson—a Reading List
August 23, 2014
Two years older than me, Liz was more often in the company of Rosa, who was now almost in high school.
My sisters Rosa and Liz called it “the claw,” lovingly at times, and at other times I was not so sure.
Rosa's color and spirits had returned, at the sight of her tangible ally at the gate.
"He took me in," she began, almost apologetically to Rosa, who surveyed her with some haughtiness.
Rosa bent suddenly forward, and placed the package in Dilly's lap.
He had kept Rosa's hand in a convulsive grasp, and he drew her with him into the eye of the world.
Elvin said nothing, though his brow contracted suddenly at Rosa's name.
- a mountain between Italy and Switzerland: the highest in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4634 m (15 204 ft)
- Salvator (ˈsalvatɔr). 1615–73, Italian artist, noted esp for his romantic landscapes
Word Origin and History for rosa
fem. proper name, from Latin Rosa, literally "rose" (see rose (n.1)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper