American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A difficult course or experience.
- n. Jesus's route from Pilate's judgment hall to Calvary.
- n. The route believed to have been taken through Jerusalem by Christ on his way to Calvary.
- n. figuratively The Way of the Cross.
- New Latin via dolōrōsa : Latin via, road + Late Latin dolōrōsa, feminine of dolōrōsus, sorrowful. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And yet, as I walked home up the Via Dolorosa that was called McDonald Road, I saw the Castle, which you can see from many places in Edinburgh, and it looked so brave up there, like a giant on its rock, and the flagpole on its topmost tower was raised up like a sword, and the clouds streamed around it like a great mane of silver hair.”
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