- a city in W Italy, near the Ligurian Sea: important marble industry.
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Examples from the Web for massa
Cras rhoncus, massa ac mollis convallis, dui mauris porta nulla, in fringilla tortor orci sit amet est.Test Article
October 31, 2014
Stephen did know who his father was, though Cooper owned him, and Stephen had to call him “Massa.”The Original Slave Colony: Barbados and Andrea Stuart’s ‘Sugar in the Blood’
January 24, 2013
Massa said the tickle fight broke out in honor of his 50th birthday.The Daily Beast 2010 Political Awards
Samuel P. Jacobs
December 21, 2010
King, never afraid to whip out a blunt question, uttered three words that set Massa off: “Are you gay?”
Since that interview, Massa has yet to set the record straight on his sexual orientation.
You no get no letter, Massa Sib, to tell you we was to come—eh?
He said he had nobody to employ him, but added, "Why don't you work, massa?"
The torrents between this and Massa are all full, and perfectly impassable.One Of Them
Charles James Lever
He quitted Massa during the night, and has never since been heard of.
As to Massa, I gathered little more than I had heard beforehand.
- a town in W Italy, in NW Tuscany. Pop: 66 769 (2001)
Word Origin and History for massa
supposedly representing the colloquial black English pronunciation of master (n.), from 1774.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A lump or aggregation of coherent material.mass