a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others.
an agenda or circuit of sporting events, as a round of golf tournaments, played in different localities throughout the year.
(initial capital letter)Roman Catholic Church.Official name Sa·cra Ro·ma·na Ro·ta [sah-kruhroh-mah-nuh-roh-tuh] /ˈsɑ krə roʊˈmɑ nə ˈroʊ tə/ or Sa·cred Ro·man Ro·ta . the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, constituting the court of final appeal.
Other definitions for rota (2 of 3)
Other definitions for Rota (3 of 3)
Ni·no [nee-naw], /ˈni nɔ/, 1911–1979, Italian composer.
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How to use rota in a sentence
One in four desks is currently being used in the newsroom and follow a team rota system.‘Safe-space’ signs and which direction to face: At 30% capacity, how News UK is returning to the office | Lucinda Southern | August 13, 2020 | Digiday
In an email interview with The Daily Beast, the former rota chief stressed that he believes in a free press.In Brazil, An Outspoken Colonel, a Journalist in Hiding and Mysterious Threats of Death | Dom Phillips | October 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nearby, in rota, there is also a major U.S. base, another attractive target.
The gorgeous rota looks like an alien lighthouse, with silvery lights spinning out of its core.
As a foundation of their scheme, the cabal have established a sort of rota in the court.
Rotatoria (rta, a wheel) or Rotifera (rota and fero, to bear).An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope | John William Griffith
That an English sovereign should plead before the rota at Rome was, of course, preposterous.The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon | J.A. Froude
If the cause was tried at Rome, was it to be tried before the Cardinals in consistory or before the court of the rota?The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon | J.A. Froude
By this order the burden fell upon certain portions of the inhabitants exclusively and not pro rota upon the whole.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution | L. Carroll Judson
British Dictionary definitions for rota (1 of 2)
mainly British a register of names showing the order in which people take their turn to perform certain duties
British Dictionary definitions for Rota (2 of 2)
RC Church the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for judging cases brought before the Holy See
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