WA

wa'

[waw, wah]
noun
  1. Scot. wall.

W.A.

  1. West Africa.
  2. Western Australia.
  3. Marine Insurance. with average.
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Examples from the Web for wa

Contemporary Examples of wa

  • The members from these locations have been urged to go to the location in Ballard, WA.

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    September 14, 2014

  • It would be nice to think that Baucus knew that it was going to end this wa—how could he not?

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    September 16, 2009

Historical Examples of wa

  • It wa'n't good for him to be holed up out there in them hills all his life.

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    Harry Leon Wilson

  • One time he landed in Pocatello when there wa'n't but one game in town.

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    Harry Leon Wilson

  • She wa'n't meant fur it—and I'd rather have her marry an American, anyhow.

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    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Say, Letty, wa'n't it about this kind o' weather the day we were married?

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • I guess 't wouldn't ha' been put in jest that way if there wa'n't somethin' in it.

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown


British Dictionary definitions for wa

WA

abbreviation for
  1. Washington (state)
  2. Western Australia
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