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2017 Word of the Year

NYA

or N.Y.A

1.
National Youth Administration.
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  • Taking no heed of what had happened, NYA walked on into the forest.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • "The burying-place of the Ghost-priests, Lady," said NYA, nodding at the hillocks.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • NYA ceased her singing, and the dwarf women their beating on the drums.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • NYA heard her story, weighing every word of it but saying nothing.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • The death of NYA had not moved them, the advent of this white man did not seem to move them.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • NYA told me, NYA told me—they die as their Tree dies, by fire.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • I did it to avenge the death of NYA upon you all, as she bade me to do.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • Thus the Indians of Costa Rica hold that there are two kinds of ceremonial uncleanness, NYA and bu-ku-rú.

    Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I. Sir James George Frazer
  • The ruins of some of the bastions of NYA was made use of for the first stones of the foundation.

  • "No, do not begin to laugh and cry; it was otherwise fated," and bending down she whispered something into NYA's ear.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard

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