[ dol-uh-roh-suh, doh-luh- ]
/ ˌdɒl əˈroʊ sə, ˌdoʊ lə- /
(initial capital letters) Christ's route to Golgotha.
a trying, painful, or sorrowful course or series of experiences.
Words nearby via dolorosa
Origin of via dolorosa
From the Latin word via dolōrōsa literally, sorrowful road
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British Dictionary definitions for via dolorosa
/ (ˈviːə ˌdɒləˈrəʊsə) /
the route followed by Christ from the place of his condemnation to Calvary for his crucifixion
an arduous or distressing course or experience
Word Origin for Via Dolorosa
Latin, literally: sorrowful road
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