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[roh-tuh] /ˈroʊ tə/
noun
1.
Chiefly British.
  1. a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others.
  2. an agenda or circuit of sporting events, as a round of golf tournaments, played in different localities throughout the year.
2.
a roster.
3.
Official name Sacred Roman Rota. the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, constituting the court of final appeal.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin: wheel

rota2

[roh-tuh] /ˈroʊ tə/
noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for rotas

rota

/ˈrəʊtə/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a register of names showing the order in which people take their turn to perform certain duties
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: a wheel

Rota

/ˈrəʊtə/
noun
1.
(RC Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for judging cases brought before the Holy See
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