Via-dolorosa definition

vīə dōlə-rōsə, vēə
A difficult course or experience.
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The route believed to have been taken through Jerusalem by Christ on his way to Calvary.
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Jesus's route from Pilate's judgment hall to Calvary.
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(figuratively) The Way of the Cross.
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Origin of via-dolorosa

  • New Latin via dolōrōsa Latin via road Late Latin dolōrōsa feminine of dolōrōsus sorrowful

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition