rosa monte

Rosa

[Italian raw-zah; English roh-zuh]
noun
1.
Salvator [sahl-vah-tawr] , 1615–73, Italian painter and poet.
2.
[Italian mawn-te; English mon-tee] a mountain between Switzerland and Italy, in the Pennine Alps: second highest peak of the Alps. 15,217 feet (4638 meters).
3.
a female given name: derived from Rose.
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Rosa1 (ˈrəʊzə, Italian ˈrɔːza)
 
n
a mountain between Italy and Switzerland: the highest in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4634 m (15 204 ft)

Rosa2 (Italian ˈrɔːza)
 
n
Salvator (ˈsalvatɔr). 1615--73, Italian artist, noted esp for his romantic landscapes

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Rosa
fem. proper name, from L. Rosa, lit. "rose" (see rose).
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