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[Italian raw-zah; English roh-zuh] /Italian ˈrɔ zɑ; English ˈroʊ zə/
[sahl-vah-tawr] /ˈsɑl vɑˌtɔr/ (Show IPA),
1615–73, Italian painter and poet.
[Italian mawn-te;; English mon-tee] /Italian ˈmɔn tɛ;; English ˈmɒn ti/ (Show IPA)
a mountain between Switzerland and Italy, in the Pennine Alps: second highest peak of the Alps. 15,217 feet (4638 meters).
a female given name: derived from Rose. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mrs. Fellmer was quite maternal towards Rosa, and it appeared that she had decided to welcome the inevitable with a good grace.

    Life's Little Ironies Thomas Hardy
  • Rosa bent suddenly forward, and placed the package in Dilly's lap.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
  • If you expect Rosa to put in a steady winter's work you must have suddenly created a remarkable change in her.

    Southern Hearts Florence Hull Winterburn
  • Rosa's color and spirits had returned, at the sight of her tangible ally at the gate.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
  • Because it is you, Rosa, shining through my art, lifting up my spirit till I can't call the work mine.

    The Ghetto Herman Heijermans
British Dictionary definitions for Rosa


/ˈrəʊzə; Italian ˈrɔːza/
noun Monte Rosa (ˈmɒntɪ; Italian) (ˈmonte)
a mountain between Italy and Switzerland: the highest in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4634 m (15 204 ft)


/Italian ˈrɔːza/
Salvator (ˈsalvatɔr). 1615–73, Italian artist, noted esp for his romantic landscapes
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Word Origin and History for Rosa

fem. proper name, from Latin Rosa, literally "rose" (see rose (n.1)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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