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PRA

1.
Public Roads Administration.
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  • This is a Persian word derived from s, thirty, and PRA, a portion.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • Who has not heard of the PRA de la Torre, in the valley of Angrona?

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

  • 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
  • Meanwhile it was risky to ascend the PRA, or enter the country of Ashanti.

    With Wolseley to Kumasi F.S. Brereton
  • 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
  • Among them tra and PRA are noteworthy as the first combination of t and p with r.

  • 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
  • At Pinzolo, or on the PRA Fiori, we have had glimpses of strange red peaks.

    Italian Alps

    Douglas William Freshfield
  • In addition, there are tidings that parties of Ashanti warriors are in the neighbourhood of the PRA.

    With Wolseley to Kumasi F.S. Brereton
PRA in Medicine

PRA abbr.
plasma renin activity

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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