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or a·va'

[uh-vah, uh-vaw]
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adverb Scot.
  1. of all; at all.


  1. a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for ava

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Such were the exclamations constantly heard in the streets of Ava.

  • And who so likely to be spies, as the Englishmen residing at Ava?

  • At this time, I had no idea that we should ever be released from Ava.

  • They made an intoxicating beverage from a plant they called Ava.

    Captain Cook

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Ava, the capital, where the king lives, is situated in the interior.

    The Three Commanders

    W.H.G. Kingston

British Dictionary definitions for ava


  1. Scot at all

Word Origin

Scot form of of all
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