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or a·va'

[uh-vah, uh-vaw]
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adverb Scot.
  1. of all; at all.
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  1. a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for ava

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Such were the exclamations constantly heard in the streets of Ava.

  • And who so likely to be spies, as the Englishmen residing at Ava?

  • At this time, I had no idea that we should ever be released from Ava.

  • They made an intoxicating beverage from a plant they called Ava.

    Captain Cook

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Ava, the capital, where the king lives, is situated in the interior.

    The Three Commanders

    W.H.G. Kingston

British Dictionary definitions for ava


  1. Scot at all
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Word Origin

Scot form of of all
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