Sa

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Symbol, Chemistry. (formerly)


SA

seaman apprentice.

s.a.

1

without year or date.

Origin of s.a.

1
From the Latin word sine annō

s.a.

2

sex appeal.
subject to approval.

S.A.

1

(used in French and Spanish as an abbreviation for corporation.)

Origin of S.A.

1
< French société anonyme or Spanish sociedad anónima

S.A.

2

Salvation Army.
seaman apprentice.
South Africa.
South America.
South Australia.

S/A

Banking. survivorship agreement.
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Examples from the Web for sa

Contemporary Examples of sa

Historical Examples of sa

  • You sa--ay 'Is that his ma'-ied son, in yondeh; the one 'ith the fah hah? '

    The Cavalier

    George Washington Cable

  • Ever seen owt like it since the good auld days you crack on sa often, auld man?

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • I was sa thrang with all their bodderments, that I don't know as I didna forget it.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • We haiff alsmikle as will pey for all we tak, sa lang as we tarie.

    Andrew Melville

    William Morison

  • In the entry is taken the sa pintû, that is, the price of admission.


British Dictionary definitions for sa

sa

the internet domain name for

Saudi Arabia

Sa

the chemical symbol for (formerly)

samarium

SA

abbreviation for

Salvation Army
Sociedad Anónima
Société anonyme
South Africa
South America
South Australia
Sturmabteilung: the Nazi terrorist militia, organized around 1924
Saudi Arabia (international car registration)

Word Origin for SA

Spanish: limited company French: limited company

s.a.

abbreviation for

semiannual
sex appeal
sine anno

Word Origin for s.a.

Latin: without date
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