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za

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noun Slang.
  1. pizza.
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Origin of za

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; by shortening and alteration

ẓā

[zah]
noun
  1. the 17th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
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Origin of ẓā

From Arabic

[zah]
noun
  1. the 11th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
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Origin of

< Arabic zā(y)
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za

the internet domain name for
  1. South Africa
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ZA

abbreviation for
  1. South Africa (international car registration)
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Word Origin

from Afrikaans Zuid Afrika
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Word Origin and History for za

n.

U.S. student slang shortening of pizza, attested from 1968.

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