[ roh-tuh-roo-uh ]
/ ˌroʊ təˈru ə /
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a city on N central North Island, in New Zealand.
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Words nearby Rotorua
roton, rotor, rotor blade, rotor cloud, rotorcraft, Rotorua, rotoscope, rotoscoping, rototill, rototiller, rotovate
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How to use Rotorua in a sentence
Waikite near Lake Rotorua throws the column to a height of 30 or 35 ft.
The strong tribe of the Arawa further south had their chief pah on an island in the middle of Lake Rotorua.History of Australia and New Zealand|Alexander Sutherland
Should it occur again, the record should act as a sure warning to the residents at Rotorua.The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon|Jos Maria Gordon
From one raid on Rotorua his men came back with the bodies of sixty enemies—cut off in an ambush.The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves
It was getting dusk as we emerged from the bush, and quite dark before we saw the black waters of Lake Rotorua.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
British Dictionary definitions for Rotorua
/ (ˌrəʊtəˈruːə) /
a city in New Zealand, on N central North Island at the SW end of Lake Rotorua: centre of forestry; noted for volcanic activity. Pop: 67 800 (2004 est)
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