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rosary

noun [C] uk   /ˈrəʊ.zər.i/ us    /ˈroʊ.zɚ-/
a string of beads (= little decorative balls) used especially by Roman Catholics and Buddhists to count prayers, or the prayers themselves: She was saying the rosary.Religious objects
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