MIA


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MIA

 (ĕm′ī-ā′)
n.
A member of the armed services who is reported missing following a combat mission and whose status as to injury, capture, or death is unknown.

[m(issing) i(n) a(ction).]

MIA

abbreviation for
1. (Military) military chiefly US missing in action: officially unaccounted for following combat
2. (in Australia) Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area

MIA

1. Also, M.I.A. missing in action.
2.
pl. MIAs, MIA's. a missing combatant whose whereabouts or death cannot be ascertained.
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MIA

[ˌɛmaɪˈeɪ] abbr (=missing in action) → disparu au combat
References in classic literature ?
Forty more paces, Tita mia, and I swear to the holy Eloi, patron of all learned craftsmen, that I will never set foot over my door again until the whole swarm are safely hived in their camp of Dax, or wherever else they curse with their presence.
Tita mia, you have been a brave girl, and it was better that you should be pulled and pushed than that my head should be broken."
The Venetian glasses, cara mia, and fill them to the brim.
"Here she is, my Ginevra, Ginevrettina, Ginevrola, mia Ginevra bella!" cried the old man.
He gave the bag to the servant, who was then in the room; sat down at the piano, and played the air of the lively Neapolitan street- song, "La mia Carolina," twice over.
As she looked she saw a huge MIAS PAPPAN cross the stream, bearing in his arms the dead, or unconscious form of a white-skinned girl with golden hair.
Her description of the MIAS PAPPAN was such as to half convince von Horn that she might have seen Number Three carrying Virginia Maxon, although he could not reconcile the idea with the story that the two Dyaks had told him of losing all of Bulan's monsters in the jungle.
Routine preoperative determination of MIA allows the selection of a group of patients with higher risk of relapse that might benefit from an adjuvant systemic treatment or participate in clinical trials.
The new brand -- dubbed Vida Mia (which translates to "My Life" in English) -- was developed to be a perfect fit for Navarro's shoppers.
Two weeks ago, little Mia was diagnosed with Joubert Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects the development of the brain - hindering her abilities to speak and walk.
Nine NHS doctors saved her life and comforted Mia's distraught dad, Strictly dancer Gorka Marquez.
But she got to see Mia's dream come true thanks to the Family Holiday Association, which helps hardworking families give their children the British beach experience that has become an unaffordable luxury for many.