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Ro·ta

 (rō′tə, -tä)
An island of the western Pacific Ocean in the southern Mariana Islands north of Guam. The Japanese used it as a base for their attack on Guam, December 8-11, 1941. Rota remained in Japanese hands until the end of the war.

Ro′ta·nese′ (-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.

ro·ta

 (rō′tə)
n.
1. Chiefly British A roll call or roster of names.
2. Chiefly British A round or rotation of duties.
3. Rota Roman Catholic Church A tribunal of prelates that serves as an ecclesiastical court.

[Latin, wheel; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

rota

(ˈrəʊtə)
n
chiefly Brit a register of names showing the order in which people take their turn to perform certain duties
[C17: from Latin: a wheel]

Rota

(ˈrəʊtə)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for judging cases brought before the Holy See

ro•ta

(ˈroʊ 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.
3. (cap.) Official name, Sacred Roman Rota. an ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, constituting the court of final appeal.
[1650–60; < Latin: wheel]

Rota

 a rotation of persons undertaking some duty or form of work; a list of such persons.
Examples: rota of qualified jurors, 1878; of people.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rota - (Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
2.rota - a roster of names showing the order in which people should perform certain duties
roster, roll - a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

rota

noun schedule, list, calendar, timetable, roster the washing-up rota
Translations
قائِمَة أسْماء
rozpis služeb
turnusliste
szolgálati beosztás jegyzéke
verkefnalisti
grafiks
rozpis služieb
görev listesinöbet cetveli

rota

[ˈrəʊtə] N (esp Brit) → lista f (de tareas)

rota

[ˈrəʊtə] ntableau m de service
on a rota basis → par roulement

rota

n
(Brit) → Dienstplan m
(Eccl) RotaRota f

Rota

[ˈrəʊtə] n (Rel) the Rotail Tribunale della Sacra Rota

rota

[ˈrəʊtə] ntabella dei turni
on a rota basis → a turno

rota

(ˈrəutə) noun
a list showing duties that are to be done in turn, and the names of the people who are to do them.
References in classic literature ?
East's and Tadpole's," answered the senior fag, who kept the rota.
The public is informed that on Wednesday, February 23d, being the first day of the Carnival, executions will take place in the Piazza del Popolo, by order of the Tribunal of the Rota, of two persons, named Andrea Rondola, and Peppino, otherwise called Rocca Priori; the former found guilty of the murder of a venerable and exemplary priest, named Don Cesare Torlini, canon of the church of St.
Health bosses have previously said the rota gaps have left services on the "verge of collapse" at the Denbighshire hospital.
According to Tavola about 300 volunteers from diverse backgrounds will be part of the ROTA Ramadan programme this time which, unlike in the previous years, will also cover institutions located outside Doha.
To prevent this situation occurring in future we have amended the rota in accordance with the findings by adapting shifts to meet the requirement that trainees attend the 'post take' ward round.
The Rota volunteers will participate in a focused activity programme featuring student-led activities in non-formal centres of education and deliver a series of workshops for the Nepali students.
Representative Terri Santos, Chairperson of the Rota Legislative Delegation, adds, "On behalf of the people and leaders of Rota, I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude to the officials of Cape Air including all the affected stakeholders who participated in making such plan a reality.
All proceeds from the Rota Fundraising Iftar will be invested to construct and maintain 10 non-formal education projects in Bangladesh, QNA said.
A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said: "The proposal for them to join the rota came from Sky News and we are delighted they are joining the Christmas broadcast rota.
The Rota White-eye (Zosterops rotensis) is endemic to the island of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands, in western Micronesia (14[degrees] 09' N, 145[degrees] 12' E) and is listed as federally endangered (USDI 2004).
Sailors, Airmen, and civilians from several Rota commands helped transport the 101st equipment from a Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship, USNS Pililaau (T-AKR 304), moored at the Rota pier to awaiting Air Force C-5s on the flight line which, in turn, flew the helicopters and equipment downrange.
The first one was the Rota thing (``Amarcord Nino Rota'') in 1981, where I only knew for sure I wanted to hear Carla Bley do something with ``8 1/2.