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1. seaman apprentice
2. South Africa
3. South America


the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Saudi Arabia


(formerly) the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) samarium


abbreviation for
1. (Protestantism) Salvation Army
2. (Commerce) Sociedad Anónima
3. (Commerce) Société anonyme
4. (Placename) South Africa
5. (Placename) South America
6. (Placename) South Australia
7. (Historical Terms) Sturmabteilung: the Nazi terrorist militia, organized around 1924
8. (Automotive Engineering) Saudi Arabia (international car registration)
[Spanish: limited company]
[French: limited company]


or S.A.,

1. Salvation Army.
2. seaman apprentice.
3. South Africa.
4. South America.
5. South Australia.
6. storm troops.
[< German Sturmabteilung]


1. semiannual.
2. without year or date.
[< Latin sine annō]


“Sturmabteilung” An organization of Nazi brownshirted storm-troopers founded in 1921, led by Ernst Roehm and eliminated as a power force in 1934.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SA - Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943SA - Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
Brownshirt - a member of the Nazi SA which wore brown uniforms
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