Definitions for rotaˈroʊ tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ro•taˈroʊ tə(n.)(pl.)-tas.

  1. a roster.

  2. Chiefly Brit. a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others.

    Category: British

  3. (cap.)

    Category: Religion

    Ref: Official name, Sacred Roman Rota.

Origin of rota:

1650–60; < L: wheel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rota(noun)

    (Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts

  2. rota(noun)

    a roster of names showing the order in which people should perform certain duties

Wiktionary

  1. rota(Noun)

    A schedule that allocates some task, responsibility or (rarely) privilege between a set of people according to a (possibly periodic) calendar.

  2. Origin: From rota.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rota(noun)

    an ecclesiastical court of Rome, called also Rota Romana, that takes cognizance of suits by appeal. It consists of twelve members

  2. Rota(noun)

    a short-lived political club established in 1659 by J.Harrington to inculcate the democratic doctrine of election of the principal officers of the state by ballot, and the annual retirement of a portion of Parliament

  3. Rota(noun)

    a species of zither, played like a guitar, used in the Middle Ages in church music; -- written also rotta

Freebase

  1. Rota

    Rota also known as the “Peaceful Island”, is the southernmost island of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the second southernmost of the Marianas Archipelago. It lies approximately 40 nautical miles north-northeast of the United States territory of Guam. Songsong village is the largest and most populated followed by Sinapalo village.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

rota(noun)

a list showing duties that are to be done in turn, and the names of the people who are to do them.

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