Rota Ro"ta, n. [L. rota wheel. The name is said to allude to the design of the floor of the room in which the court used to sit, which was that of a wheel. See {Rotary}.] 1. An ecclesiastical court of Rome, called also {Rota Romana}, that takes cognizance of suits by appeal. It consists of twelve members. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eng. Hist.) A short-lived political club established in 1659 by J.Harrington to inculcate the democratic doctrine of election of the principal officers of the state by ballot, and the annual retirement of a portion of Parliament. [1913 Webster]

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