Rotary has plenty of its own terminology, jargon, initials and acronyms. The links below can be helpful resources for getting a handle on the language of Rotary:

Rotary Initials & Acronyms
District 5170 Document

Rotary Basics
An overview from Rotary International about the fundamentals of Rotary, including explanations of some key terms.


The ABCs of Rotary
by Cliff Dochterman and hosted by Rotary District 7450 in Pennsylvania

Common Rotary Terms
Hosted by the Rotary Club of Willits, California

A to Z Glossary of Rotary Terms & Abbreviations

From the Rotary Club of Calcutta, India