- Chiefly British.
- 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.
- a roster.
- Official name Sacred Roman Rota. the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, constituting the court of final appeal.
Origin of rota1
- Ni·no [nee-naw] /ˈni nɔ/, 1911–1979, Italian composer.
Related Words for rotarecord, table, inventory, agenda, schedule, index, muster, register, scroll, catalog, program, roll, listing, rota, census, roster, vote
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Contemporary Examples of rota
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
October 20, 2012
Nearby, in Rota, there is also a major U.S. base, another attractive target.Unraveling Al Qaeda’s Plot Against Spain
August 7, 2012
Historical Examples of rota
From the gallery overhead came the tinkle of a rota, a kind of guitar.
And this was Thursday and, as it happened, Brother Copas stood first on the rota.Brother Copas
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
As a foundation of their scheme, the Cabal have established a sort of Rota in the Court.Thoughts on the Present Discontents
Birds taken at Rota on October 20 and 26 were in winter plumage.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3
Rollin H. Baker
Rotatoria (rta, a wheel) or Rotifera (rota and fero, to bear).An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope
John William Griffith
- mainly British a register of names showing the order in which people take their turn to perform certain duties
Word Origin for rota
- RC Church the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for judging cases brought before the Holy See