Rosa


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Ro·sa

 (rō′zä), Monte
A mountain, 4,634 m (15,203 ft) high, in the Pennine Alps on the Swiss-Italian border. It is the highest elevation in Switzerland.

Rosa

(ˈrəʊzə; Italian ˈrɔːza)
n
(Placename) a mountain between Italy and Switzerland: the highest in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4634 m (15 204 ft)

Rosa

(Italian ˈrɔːza)
n
(Biography) Salvator (ˈsalvatɔr). 1615–73, Italian artist, noted esp for his romantic landscapes

Ro•sa

(ˈroʊ zə)

n.
Mon•te (ˈmɒn ti, -teɪ) a mountain between Switzerland and Italy, in the Pennine Alps: second highest peak of the Alps. 15,217 ft. (4638 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rosa - large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including rosesRosa - large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
References in classic literature ?
The pet pupil of the Nuns' House is Miss Rosa Bud, of course called Rosebud; wonderfully pretty, wonderfully childish, wonderfully whimsical.
The last new maid, who has never seen the young gentleman Miss Rosa is engaged to, and who is making his acquaintance between the hinges of the open door, left open for the purpose, stumbles guiltily down the kitchen stairs, as a charming little apparition, with its face concealed by a little silk apron thrown over its head, glides into the parlour.
Once for all, Rosa, will you uncover that ridiculous little head of yours and give me a welcome?
cries Rosa, in a quite spontaneous manner, and without the least pretence of reserve.
cries Rosa, in a sudden ecstasy with her counterfeit betrothed.
Rosa clasps her hands, looks down with a sigh, and shakes her head.
Hush, my father," said Rosa, "you are unjust to this gentleman, whom I found endeavouring to give you his aid.
But, instead of acting up to the doctor's prescription, Rosa, after having satisfied herself that her father was still unconscious, approached Cornelius and said, --
And besides," continued Rosa, "the people want to find you guilty.
In fact, Cornelius stood immovable, looking at Rosa, yet looking at her as if he did not hear her.
Never mind," said Rosa, blushing, "never mind that.
He would never allow me to come here any more," said Rosa.