Origin of pa
short for papa
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mountaineering a type of rock boot
Word Origin for PA's
C20: named after P ierre A llain, French climber
a Māori village or settlement
history a Māori defensive position and settlement on a hilltop
go back to the pa to abandon city life in favour of rural life
Word Origin for pa
the internet domain name for
the chemical symbol for
military Post Adjutant
power of attorney
banking private account
insurance particular average
(in New Zealand) probationary assistant
Panama (international car registration)
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1804, colloquial shortening of papa (q.v.).
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The symbol for the elementprotactinium
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Abbreviation of pascal
The symbol for protactinium.
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