American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. Iowa.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A termination in Latin and Greek nouns (chiefly feminine), many of them in English use, being -a preceded by -i-, a stem-vowel, formative or euphonic, as in tib-ia, fasc-ia, milit-ia, man-ia, scor-ia, etc. When such forms are Anglicized, the termination becomes -y, as in family, from Latin familia.
- n. A termination in Latin and Greek nouns, many of them in English use, being -a preceded by -i-, a stem-vowel, formative or euphonic, as in regal-ia, saturnal-ia, etc.
- An abbrevation of Iowa.
- abbr. Iowa, a state of the United States of America.
- Initialism of immediate action. This is the procedure to determine the cause of a rifle stoppage
- Initialism of Institute of Arts.
- computing Initialism of information assurance.
- law enforcement Initialism of internal affairs. This is a department responsible for investigating complaints against police officers.
- n. a state in midwestern United States
“The Research & Education Group in IA is conducting a survey aimed at understanding the current status of Information Architecture (IA) in Higher Education.”
“I think I first came across the term IA in about 1999.”
“HOPPER: Well, Larry, tomorrow is what they call the IA, the initial appearance, so it's too early in the overall proceedings of the case like this, to start making predictions.”
“I can name several in IA and NE who had "conflicts" and cancelled multiple town halls!”
“For some people, IA is old hat — a relic of the days when websites were mere collections of linked text files.”
“Like i said, i now live in IA and won't be making it down home to deer hunt until after the Nov. 19 deadline, but i know many of my family members will be participating.”
“Sgt, Army; In country Sept 69 - May 72; wounded 3rd tour; guest speaker on tour in IA mid 80's - on PTSD and his experiences.”
“I had no idea there are THAT many KKK groups – even in IA and OH … ..”
“But I guess that depends on where you place your Crayon line on the map – for some, anything south of OH, IN, IL, PA, IA is "the south." craig”
“There is a similar race across the mississippi river in IA-01, where I live.”
‘IA’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for IA.