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Fannie Mae

or Fanny Mae

any of the publicly traded securities collateralized by a pool of mortgages backed by the Federal National Mortgage Association.
Origin of Fannie Mae
altered from FNMA, the association's initials Unabridged
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Fannie Mae

/ˈfænɪ meɪ/
(in the US)an informal name for the Federal National Mortgage Association, a private company that buys and sells mortgage debt
Word Origin
C20: altered from the initials FNMA
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Fannie Mae

1948, from FNMA, acronym of "Federal National Mortgage Association," established 1938.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Fannie Mae

noun phrase

A publicly traded security backed by the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), established in 1938 (1948+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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