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Other definitions for WA (2 of 3)


  1. Washington (approved especially for use with zip code).

  2. Banking. withholding agent.

Other definitions for W.A. (3 of 3)


  1. West Africa.

  2. Western Australia.

  1. Marine Insurance. with average.

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How to use wa' in a sentence

  • I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.

    Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
  • They went to the capital, forcibly removed the king from his throne, and banished him to the island of Kang-wa.

    Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
  • The eye of Sin Sin Wa turned momentarily in her direction, but otherwise he did not stir a muscle.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • The ship's lantern stood upon the table, and Sin Sin Wa sat upon the tea-chest, the great black bird perched on his shoulder.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • "Hon'lable p'lice patrol come 'long plenty soon," murmured Sin Sin Wa.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer

British Dictionary definitions for WA


abbreviation for
  1. Washington (state)

  2. Western Australia

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