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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).
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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
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He went to the side of the car and remained for a time staring with unseeing eyes at a huge cluster of great clouds--a cluster of slowly dissolving Monte Rosas, sunlit below.
Colorado -- Sacred Tree -- Patagonian Hare -- Indian Families -- General Rosas -- Proceed to Bahia Blanca -- Sand Dunes -- Negro Lieutenant -- Bahia Blanca -- Saline Incrustations -- Punta Alta -- Zorillo.
The wandering tribes of horse Indians, which have always occupied the greater part of this country, having of late much harassed the outlying estancias, the government at Buenos Ayres equipped some time since an army under the command of General Rosas for the purpose of exterminating them.
said Rosa, a bright, piquant little quadroon who came skipping down stairs at this moment.
On my honor," said Adolph, "I'll leave it to Miss Rosa now.
1857), and selected his account of his ascent of Monte Rosa.
Then the Breithorn and the Dent Blanche caught the radiant glow; but "the intervening mass of Monte Rosa made it necessary for us to climb many long hours before we could hope to see the sun himself, yet the whole air soon grew warmer after the splendid birth of the day.
Steerforth was pleased to see me, and so was Rosa Dartle.
Finding, now she leaves off, that she has been making quite a long speech, Rosa is shyer than ever.
At the bottom of the staircase he found little Rosa, trembling all over.
He came through in an auto, on the way to Santa Rosa.
The pet pupil of the Nuns' House is Miss Rosa Bud, of course called Rosebud; wonderfully pretty, wonderfully childish, wonderfully whimsical.