from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The symbol for the element barium.
  • abbr. Bible Baruch

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Symbol for barium.
  • n. The CGS symbol for the barye, unit of pressure.
  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Charopidae — sole known species is Ba humbugi, a small air-breathing land snail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To kiss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To kiss.
  • To lull asleep by a continuous, inarticulate, musical hum.
  • The chemical symbol of barium.
  • n. A ball.
  • n. An abbreviation of Bachelor of Agricultural Science;
  • n. Bachelor of Applied Science: degrees conferred by some institutions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
  • n. a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite


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  • RESSA: Although those words find support in the streets, intellectuals like Dewi dismiss the political threat of what she calls Ba'Asyir's French groups.

    CNN Transcript Jun 15, 2003

  • Egyptians once believed that when death came to a man, the soul of him, which they called the Ba, winged its way to the gods, but that, moved by a sweet unselfishness, it returned sometimes to his tomb, to give comfort to the poor, deserted mummy.

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  • Now this Soul, this "Ba," is a loving visitant to the dead man.

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  • Ba is a serious thug with impeccable taste for bloodbath, genocide and zionist racism.

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  • She sees none of the pride found in Ba; and Grandmother Jones, a devout Christian, frowns on the spells, potions and magic taught to Ruba by Ba.


  • A Vietnamese biologist has recently discovered two new lizard species in Ba Den mountain, Tay Ninh province.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Columbus, Ga., died February 14 in Ba'qubah, Iraq, when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

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  • Orangeburg, S.C., died Feb. 16 in Ba'qubah, Iraq, when she was involved in

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  • Their remains were re-interred in Ba Huyen Cemetery north of Hanoi in late 1972 or early

    Dennison, Terry A.

  • SYNOPSIS: Gerasimo Arroya-Baez and Richard L. Bowers, two U.S. advisors, two other Americans and a number of ARVN personnel were on duty at Tam Soc operating base in Ba Xuayn Province, near Saigon.

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