Pronunciation: (rō-gā'shun), [key]
1. Usually, rogations. Eccles.solemn supplication, esp. as chanted during procession on the three days (Roga'tion Days") before Ascension Day.
2. Rom. Hist.
a. the proposing by the consuls or tribunes of a law to be passed by the people.
b. a law so proposed.
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