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A·ba

 (ä′bə)
A city of southern Nigeria northeast of Port Harcourt. It is an important market and transportation center.

ABA

abbr.
1. American Bankers Association
2. American Bar Association
3. American Booksellers Association
4. American Basketball Association

a·ba

 (ə-bä′, ä′bə)
n.
1. A fabric woven of the hair of camels or goats.
2. A loose-fitting sleeveless garment made of this fabric or of wool, traditionally worn by Arabs.
3. See abaya.

[Arabic 'abā'.]

aba

(ˈæbə)
n
1. (Textiles) a type of cloth from Syria, made of goat hair or camel hair
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a sleeveless outer garment of such cloth
[from Arabic]

ABA

abbreviation for
1. (Boxing) (in Britain) Amateur Boxing Association
2. (Journalism & Publishing) American Booksellers Association

a•ba

(əˈbɑ, ˈɑ bə)

n., pl. a•bas.
1. a coarse fabric woven of camel's or goat's hair.
2. a loose, sleeveless outer garment made of this fabric or of silk, worn by Arabs.
[1805–15; < Arabic ‘abā'(ah)]

A•ba

(ɑˈbɑ)

n.
a town in SE Nigeria. 264,000.

ABA

1. Amateur Boxing Association.
2. American Badminton Association.
3. American Bankers Association.
4. American Bar Association.
5. American Basketball Association.
6. American Book Award.
7. American Booksellers Association.
8. Associate in Business Administration.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aba - a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba clothaba - a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
outer garment, overgarment - a garment worn over other garments
2.aba - a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hairaba - a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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This story was followed by another, of a young devil that became a religious of the famous monastery of Aba Gatima.
"Aba! Dot friend of ours haf still too much Ego in his Cosmos, Be quiet, thou!"
He let both of them lie, and went in pursuit of Abas and Polyidus, sons of the old reader of dreams Eurydamas: they never came back for him to read them any more dreams, for mighty Diomed made an end of them.
According to a company statement, ABA Bank plans to issue the bonds on August 16 and aims to raise 128 billion riel ($31.33 million).
Rob Nichols, ABA president and CEO, said, "ABA works tirelessly to provide the greatest possible value for our member banks.
Azerbaijan is represented at the event by ABA Chairman Zakir Nuriyev and ABA Executive Director Yunus Abdulov.
In his defense, they cited multiple reviews by the ABA's judicial review committee that found him "well qualified" -- the big attorney association's highest possible endorsement, meaning Kavanaugh had outstanding legal abilities and outstanding judicial temperament.
Bay, a member of the ABA House of Delegates since 2002, chaired the Section of Litigation, the largest section of the ABA from 2012 to 2013.
ABA President and NAB Radio Board Member Bradford Caldwell said, "The ABA is thrilled to welcome Luke to lead our association.
While the proposal drew widespread interest in the legal profession and division among ABA entities during the past few months, recent changes, including incorporating a knowledge requirement in the specific language of model Rule 8.4, served to bring near unanimous agreement in the final vote at the August ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
And the salt treatments also increased the expression of AtABI5 in the roots, suggesting changes of SbABI5 expression in the roots is a key step in the ABA signaling pathway to improve salt tolerance in sorghum.