from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Bachelor of Chemistry
  • abbreviation before Christ
  • abbreviation British Columbia
  • abbreviation buoyancy compensator

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun before Christ; used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born, i.e. 1 a. d..

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • initialism Before Christ. Often written in small caps.
  • initialism British Columbia, a Canadian province.
  • initialism Baja California, a Mexican state.
  • initialism birth control
  • abbreviation British Columbia, a province of Canada.
  • abbreviation US, navy battlecruiser, a type of warship.


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