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-iana

suff.
Variant of -ana.

-iana

suffix forming nouns
a variant of -ana

an•a

(ˈæn ə, ˈɑ nə)

n.
1. a collection of miscellaneous information about a subject, person, place, or thing.
2. an item in such a collection, as an anecdote.
[1720–30; independent use of -ana]

ana-

a prefix occurring orig. in verbs and verbal derivatives borrowed from Greek, usu. denoting upward or backward motion ( anadromous), completion ( analysis; anatomy), or repetition (anamorphosis).
Also, before a vowel, an-.
[< Greek, comb. form of aná]

-ana

or -iana

a suffix that forms collective nouns denoting an assembly of items representative of or associated with the place, person, or period named by the stem: Americana; Shakespeareana; Victoriana.
[< Latin, neuter pl. of -ānus -an1]

ANA

or A.N.A.,

1. American Newspaper Association.
2. American Nurses Association.
3. Association of National Advertisers.
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