ANTA

[ an-tuh ]
/ ˈæn tə /

noun

a privately supported organization, chartered by Congress in 1935, for the encouragement and advancement of professional and nonprofessional theater.

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Origin of ANTA

A(merican) N(ational) T(heatre and) A(cademy)
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British Dictionary definitions for anta

anta
/ (ˈæntə) /

noun plural antae (ˈæntiː)

architect a pilaster attached to the end of a side wall or sometimes to the side of a doorway
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