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ama

[ah-mah] /ˈɑ mɑ/
noun, plural amas, ama.
1.
a Japanese diver, usually a woman, who tends underwater oyster beds used in the cultivation of pearls.
Origin of ama
1945-1950
1945-50; < Japanese, of uncertain origin
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AMA

abbreviation
1.
American Medical Association
2.
Australian Medical Association
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AMA

1.
against medical advice
2.
Amarillo International Airport
3.
American Management Association
4.
American Medical Association
5.
American Motorcycle Association
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