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ro·ga·tion

 (rō-gā′shən)
n.
1. often rogations Ecclesiastical Solemn prayer or supplication, especially as chanted during the rites of a Rogation Day.
2.
a. The formal proposal of a law in ancient Rome by a tribune or consul to the people for acceptance or rejection.
b. A law proposed in this manner.

[Middle English rogacioun, from Latin rogātiō, rogātiōn-, from rogātus, past participle of rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

rogation

(rəʊˈɡeɪʃən)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (usually plural) Christianity a solemn supplication, esp in a form of ceremony prescribed by the Church
[C14: from Latin rogātiō, from rogāre to ask, make supplication]

ro•ga•tion

(roʊˈgeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. Usu., rogations. solemn supplication, esp. as chanted during procession on the three days (Roga′tion Days`) before Ascension Day.
2. (in ancient Rome)
a. the proposing by the consuls or tribunes of a law to be passed by the people.
b. a law so proposed.
[1350–1400; Middle English rogacio(u)n < Latin rogātiō=rogā(re) to ask, entreat + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rogation - a solemn supplication ceremony prescribed by the church
invocation, supplication - a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service

rogation

noun
A formula of words used in praying.Often used in plural:
Translations
litanie
rukous

rogation

[rəʊˈgeɪʃən] (Rel)
A. N rogationsrogativas fpl
B. CPD Rogation Days NPLRogativas fpl de la Ascensión
Rogation Sunday NDomingo m de la Ascensión

rogation

n (Eccl: = litany) → Litanei f; (= period: also Rogation or Rogation-tide) → Bittwoche f
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The fact was that the clouds had that year withheld their moisture from the earth, and in all the villages of the district they were organising processions, rogations, and penances, imploring God to open the hands of his mercy and send the rain; and to this end the people of a village that was hard by were going in procession to a holy hermitage there was on one side of that valley.
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1) This includes the Sarum litany for Rogation Monday (similar to the present Roman Catholic Litany of the Saints); an eighth-century litany from the pontifical of Egbert, Archbishop of York; a medieval litany from Germany revised by Luther in 1528 or 1529 (published in both German and Latin); a German litany drawn up in 1543 by Phillip Melancthon and Martin Bucer for a prayer book commissioned by Archbishop Hermann of Cologne; the litany in Marshall's Primer of 1535; the 5th volume of a collection by Genricus Canisuius entitled Antiquae Lectiones (including litanies of Ratpertus and Notker); and certain Greek litanies originating in the Orthodox Church.
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