from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of the western Pacific Ocean in the southern Mariana Islands north of Guam. The Japanese used it as a base for their attack on Guam on December 11, 1941. Rota remained in Japanese hands until the end of the war.


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  • ROTA, Spain - Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 7 departed Rota, Spain, to their Deployment For Training site in Latvia.


  • But seriously, although Carlo Rota is hawt and an excellent actor, how do you depict the friction skin colour causes with pasty skin like that?

    Whoa, what?

  • He was evacuated from Kuwait and died as a result of a sudden illness. (in Rota Spain on March 26, 2003)

    Gulf War II

  • The Department of Defense announced today the identity of a soldier who died on March 26, 2003, in Rota, Spain.

    Gulf War II

  • The origin of the name Rota is uncertain and has been a matter of discussion; it occurs first in 1336.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • HEROES DEL SILENCIO – El Espiritu Del Vino – A hard rock CD I picked up while stationed in Rota, Spain.

    Except You Go Through Shadow - Memories of a Wraith author - Plus more...Johnette, etc.

  • In addition, the Mariana crow Corvus kubaryi occurred only on Guam and a small nearby island called Rota.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The Rota was a revolving box in which foundlings were formerly placed.

    Sant' Ilario

  • Other witty and pithy remarks he used to make when time and place suited; for instance, at the club called the Rota, frequented by St. John, and established by Harrington, for the free discussion of political and religious subjects.


  • La Strada is a high point in the partnership between Fellini and Rota, which is one of the great director/composer partnerships in the history of cinema. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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