Name: Rosa

Origin and Meaning of the Name Rosa

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    (ROH sah)
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    Itself (Rosa)
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Miscellaneous Info for Rosa

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    Dutch, English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries
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    Rosa is the Latin name and the name of the genus of the rose plant.

    Rosa Parks was an African-American civil rights leader, who famously refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. This sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which lasted for a year between December 1955 and December 1956.

    Rosa Luxemburg was a German communist, killed in 1919, following the unsuccessful Berlin Revolution.

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