- a former cupronickel coin of Pakistan, the 16th part of a rupee: last issued in 1960.
- a former cupronickel coin of India, the 16th part of a rupee.
Origin of anna
- Douay Bible. Hannah.
- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “grace.”
Examples from the Web for anna
Contemporary Examples of anna
Kendrick rapidly chants these last lines in repetition with Bilal and Anna Wise sing-shouting behind him, like a rallying cry.Kendrick Lamar Shuts Down ‘The Colbert Report’ with Untitled Track
December 17, 2014
Purely by chance, Anna Coren had landed in Sydney just as the chocolate shop siege began.CNN's Overnight Sydney Star
December 16, 2014
MOSCOW—Every now and then I run into Anna Chapman at a nail salon called “Little Fingers” on Potapovsky Avenue in downtown Moscow.Ex-Spy Anna Chapman, From Russia Unloved
November 27, 2014
There are few actresses these days that inspire more goodwill than Anna Kendrick.Anna Kendrick on Feminism, #GamerGate, and the Celebrity Hacking Attack
November 25, 2014
So many were arrested in Leningrad, the poet Anna Akhmatova said, that the city “dangled like an appendage from its prisons….”When Stalin Met Lady Macbeth
November 9, 2014
Historical Examples of anna
The day of Harriet's leaving had seemed far away to Anna Page.
She had taken Anna into business with her, but the burden of the partnership had always been on Harriet.
Thus cornered, he had to acknowledge that Anna had been out of sorts.
And there was another point: it had been decided that Anna was not to know her condition.
If Anna did not answer, she called him, in much the same voice.
- a former Indian copper coin, worth one sixteenth of a rupee
Word Origin for anna
fem. proper name, from Latin Anna, from Greek Anna, from Hebrew Hannah, literally "grace, graciousness" (see Hannah).