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rota1

[roh-tuh]
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noun
  1. Chiefly British.
    1. a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others.
    2. an agenda or circuit of sporting events, as a round of golf tournaments, played in different localities throughout the year.
  2. a roster.
  3. Official name Sacred Roman Rota. the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, constituting the court of final appeal.
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Origin of rota1

1650–60; < Latin: wheel

rota2

[roh-tuh]
noun
  1. rote2.
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Rota

[raw-tah]
noun
  1. Ni·no [nee-naw] /ˈni nɔ/, 1911–1979, Italian composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for rota

rota

noun
  1. mainly British a register of names showing the order in which people take their turn to perform certain duties
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin: a wheel

Rota

noun
  1. RC Church the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for judging cases brought before the Holy See
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