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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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It was taken in May 1935 on Rogation Sunday - the fifth Sunday after Easter.
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Inter rogation had played an important role in the Russian efforts to determine Hitler's fate, and Brisard and Parshina were able to study documents recording the outcome of those interviews.
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