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Ginnie Mae

[jin-ee]
noun Finance.
  1. Government National Mortgage Association.
  2. a bond or certificate sold by the Government National Mortgage Association.
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Origin of Ginnie Mae

1970–75; formed from the initials GNMA; cf. Fannie Mae
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Word Origin and History for ginnie mae

Ginnie Mae

1970, fleshed out in the form of a fem. proper name, from GNMA, acronym of Government National Mortgage Association.

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