Rosa


Rosa

Rosa [Italian raw-zah; English roh-zuh] Examples noun

  1. Sal·va·tor [sahl-vah-tawr] /ˈsɑl vɑˌtɔr/, 1615–73, Italian painter and poet.
  2. Mon·te [Italian mawn-te; English mon-tee] /Italian ˈmɔn tɛ; English ˈmɒn ti/, 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.

Examples from the Web for rosa Contemporary Examples of rosa

  • Actually, Rosa Parks refused to move, and kept her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus.

    How Rock and Roll Killed Jim Crow

    Dennis McNally

    October 26, 2014

  • “The world needs to know about Fannie Lou Hamer, just like they know Dr. King and Rosa Parks,” says Bracey.

    Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: ‘I’m Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’

    Lottie L. Joiner

    September 2, 2014

  • In his eulogy for Rosa Parks, Jesse Jackson gave a history lesson to the American people—and to then President George W. Bush.

    How We Got to Ferguson—a Reading List

    David Masciotra

    August 23, 2014

  • Two years older than me, Liz was more often in the company of Rosa, who was now almost in high school.

    ‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’

    Eileen Cronin

    April 8, 2014

  • My sisters Rosa and Liz called it “the claw,” lovingly at times, and at other times I was not so sure.

    ‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’

    Eileen Cronin

    April 8, 2014

  • Historical Examples of rosa

  • Rosa’s color and spirits had returned, at the sight of her tangible ally at the gate.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • “He took me in,” she began, almost apologetically to Rosa, who surveyed her with some haughtiness.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • Rosa bent suddenly forward, and placed the package in Dilly’s lap.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • He had kept Rosa’s hand in a convulsive grasp, and he drew her with him into the eye of the world.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • Elvin said nothing, though his brow contracted suddenly at Rosa’s name.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • British Dictionary definitions for rosa Rosa 1 noun Monte Rosa (ˈmɒntɪ, Italian ˈmonte)

    1. a mountain between Italy and Switzerland: the highest in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4634 m (15 204 ft)

    Rosa 2 noun

    1. Salvator (ˈsalvatɔr). 1615–73, Italian artist, noted esp for his romantic landscapes

    Word Origin and History for rosa Rosa

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

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