noun (sometimes lowercase)
Origin of Abba2
Origin of aba
Examples from the Web for 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|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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|Creede Newton|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Abbas has been committed—quite unsuccessfully, but nevertheless committed—to nonviolence.After the Israel Synagogue Massacre: A New Intifada?|Michael Tomasky|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Niqash|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Abbas began talks last month to form a unity government with Hamas, the Israelis saw the move as a provocation.
Abbas explained that this was merely a cannon shot, announcing the new moon of Ramazan.The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various
Ye all know to whom this belonged; and, look, the point is broken, yet Abbas Khan is safe!A Noble Queen (Volume I of 3)|Philip Meadows Taylor
We reached the dimly-lighted city gate just as half of it was shut, and found Abbas Khan waiting there.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
Thou wouldst have slain me and thy cousin, Abbas Khan; and thou wouldst have prolonged war and misery in our kingdom.A Noble Queen, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Philip Meadows Taylor
Abbas Khan, who stood near the steps of the throne, as it were, leading the movement.A Noble Queen (Volume II of III)|Philip Meadows Taylor
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."