Definition of rogation in English:


Syllabification: ro·ga·tion
Pronunciation: /rōˈgāSHən


[usually as modifier]
  • (In the Christian Church) a solemn supplication consisting of the litany of the saints chanted on the three days before Ascension Day: Rogation Week


late Middle English: from Latin rogatio(n-), from rogare 'ask'.

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