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  1. Washington (approved especially for use with zip code).
  2. Banking. withholding agent.

wa'

[waw, wah]
noun
  1. Scot. wall.

W.A.

  1. West Africa.
  2. Western Australia.
  3. Marine Insurance. with average.
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  • It wa'n't good for him to be holed up out there in them hills all his life.

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    Harry Leon Wilson

  • One time he landed in Pocatello when there wa'n't but one game in town.

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    Harry Leon Wilson

  • She wa'n't meant fur it—and I'd rather have her marry an American, anyhow.

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    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Say, Letty, wa'n't it about this kind o' weather the day we were married?

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • I guess 't wouldn't ha' been put in jest that way if there wa'n't somethin' in it.

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown


British Dictionary definitions for wa

WA

abbreviation for
  1. Washington (state)
  2. Western Australia
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