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Public Roads Administration. Unabridged
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  • They arrive at the tents, when one or the little boys says to his dady Dady, dady, there is a rye a velin a PRA.

    Gipsy Life George Smith
  • They are known in Siamese as "PRA," a word which means both "sacred" and "great."

  • The Ashantis were in force in the jungle lying within a few miles of Elmina and between that part and the river PRA.

    With Wolseley to Kumasi F.S. Brereton
  • Enny man who will abuze a dog, neadn't ask me to luv him, or PRA for him.

    Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings Henry Wheeler Shaw
  • Hot and cold water bubbles and squirts in evry apartment, and nothing is wanting that a poet could PRA for, or art could portray.

    Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings Henry Wheeler Shaw
  • Meanwhile it was risky to ascend the PRA, or enter the country of Ashanti.

    With Wolseley to Kumasi F.S. Brereton
  • This 'leafy pleasantness' is the top of the ridge known by the poetical name of the PRA Fiori.

    Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
  • There is but one way to the PRA, for the forest is too thick for many paths to be cut.

    With Wolseley to Kumasi F.S. Brereton
  • Who has not heard of the PRA de la Torre, in the valley of Angrona?

  • Brer Rabbit fix fer ter say his PRA'rs, but 'fo' he do dat, he talk to Mr. Hawk, en he talk mighty fergivin'.

    Nights With Uncle Remus Joel Chandler Harris
PRA in Medicine

PRA abbr.
plasma renin activity

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