Meaning of via dolorosa

vi'a dol•o•ro'sa

Pronunciation: (dol"u-rō'su, dō"lu-), [key]
  1. (caps.) Christ's route to Golgotha.
  2. a trying, painful, or sorrowful course or series of experiences.
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