- Also K.I.A. killed in action.
- plural KIA's, KIAs. a member of the military services who has been killed in action.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for kia
Our lawyer, Kia Kamran, declined his commission because he knew how much the tour was costing us.How Much Money Does a Band Really Make on Tour?
December 8, 2014
Eyewitnesses say they saw him being bundled by gunmen into a Kia car later that afternoon, around 5:00 p.m.'In Cold Blood' in Ukraine
May 3, 2014
Despite commercials featuring rapping rodents, the price tag of $14,400 for a Kia Soul is still a hard sell.Young Americans Are Abandoning Car Ownership and Driving
July 5, 2013
Of those, nine were produced by Japanese or Korean automakers (Toyota, Kia, and Hyundai).Ford’s Hybrid Surge
May 6, 2013
Kia: Male Fantasy Year: 2012 Ad Meter Score: 7.75 Kellogg Grade: B Share Price Change: 0.95 percent* *Private company 18.20 Most Effective Super Bowl Ads (VIDEO)
January 31, 2013
(d) Kia is capable of being used in all the persons of the imperative.
It is often found, also, in exclamations of wonder; e. g., Kia nui!
The following form is heard at Taranaki: kia toru he ra, it will take three days.
Kia will most frequently be used when the former of the two verbs is in the passive voice.
Ko nga mutunga o ia waiata, o ia waiata, kia whakahuatia ai tenei waiata, at the end of each song let this chant be repeated.