noun (sometimes lowercase)
Origin of Abba2
Origin of aba
Related Words for abbasadministrator, pontiff, pope, cleric, patriarch, director, priest, prelate, angel, metropolitan, primate, cap, coadjutor, overseer, diocesan, suffragan, archer, mitre, miter, berretta
Examples from the Web for abbas
Contemporary Examples of abbas
So here we are with Abbas being the only one of three parties to this conflict still fighting for a two-state solution.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead
January 2, 2015
As President Abbas said, the table has all the options on it, yes, but almost none of them are good.Palestinian Cabinet Member Dies in Confrontation with Israeli Soldier
December 10, 2014
Abbas has been committed—quite unsuccessfully, but nevertheless committed—to nonviolence.After the Israel Synagogue Massacre: A New Intifada?
November 19, 2014
Abbas al-Saadi is a soldier and by rights he should be stationed near Tikrit, where his unit is involved fighting ISIS.Iraqi Soldiers Bribe Officers So They Don't Have to Fight ISIS
October 8, 2014
When Abbas began talks last month to form a unity government with Hamas, the Israelis saw the move as a provocation.Israeli Intel Chief: Hamas Is Just Like ISIS
July 1, 2014
Historical Examples of abbas
In the Persian tongue, Abbas signifieth “the father of the people.”The Poetical Works of William Collins
We need not say that Abbas Khan and Zra were to accompany her.
There was no change whatever in the situation of Abbas Khan and Zra.
"It may be the cavalier who led the assault," said Abbas Khan.
"The difficulty, then, lies with the Queen and Abbas Khan," said the general.
Word Origin for aba
Word Origin for Abba
Swedish pop music group formed 1972, the name dates from 1973 and is an acronym from the first names of the four band members: Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Fältskog.
title of honor, from Latin abba, from Greek abba, from Aramaic abba "the father, my father," emphatic of abh "father."