how to pronounce rosary


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rosary is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of rosary in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we would have to pray the rosary as kids …”

meanings of rosary


  1. A series or collection of thoughts, literary pieces, etc. intended for similar contemplation.
  2. A 13th-century coin minted in Europe as a counterfeit debased form of the sterling silver penny of Edward I, at first accepted as a halfpenny and then outlawed.
  3. A rose garden.
  4. A Roman Catholic devotion involving the repetition of a series of Marian prayers, usually 5, 15, or 20 decades of "Hail Marys", each decade beginning with "Our Father" and ending with "Glory Be to the Father", but sometimes including other Roman Catholic, Anglican, or Lutheran prayers.
  5. Prayer beads, a string of beads used to keep track of repetitions in prayer, particularly in the Roman Catholic Marian prayer "Hail Mary".

rosary frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word rosary occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rosary can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rosary can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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