geographical name Ro·set·ta \rō-ˈze-tə\
variants: or Arabic


\rä-ˈshēd\play or ancient



Definition of Rosetta

  1. 1 river 146 miles (235 kilometers) long in northern Egypt forming the western branch of the Nile River in its delta

  2. 2 city in northern Egypt on the Rosetta River near where the Rosetta Stone was discovered in 1799 population 69,000

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