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aba

or ab·ba

[uh-bah, ah-buh]
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noun
  1. a coarse, felted fabric woven of camel's or goat's hair.
  2. a loose, sleeveless outer garment made of this fabric or of silk, worn by Arabs.
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Origin of aba

1805–15; < Arabic ʿabā'(ah)
Also called abaya.

Aba

[ah-bah]
noun
  1. a town in SE Nigeria.
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ABA

or A.B.A.

  1. Amateur Boxing Association.
  2. American Badminton Association.
  3. American Bankers Association.
  4. American Bar Association.
  5. American Basketball Association.
  6. American Book Award.
  7. American Booksellers Association.
  8. Associate in Business Administration.
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British Dictionary definitions for aba

aba

noun
  1. a type of cloth from Syria, made of goat hair or camel hair
  2. a sleeveless outer garment of such cloth
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Word Origin

from Arabic

ABA

abbreviation for
  1. (in Britain) Amateur Boxing Association
  2. American Booksellers Association
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