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

  • abbreviation Veterans Administration
  • abbreviation vicar apostolic
  • abbreviation Virginia
  • abbreviation volt-ampere

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In music, go on; continue: as, va crescendo, go on increasing the strength of tone; va rallentando, continue dragging the time.
  • An abbreviation [lowercase] of viola
  • of Virginia.

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

  • noun The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for the Holy See.
  • initialism US, government Veterans Administration, the government department of Veterans Affairs
  • initialism management Value Analysis
  • initialism music various artists.
  • abbreviation geography Virginia, a state of the United States of America.

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

  • noun a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
  • noun the United States federal department responsible for the interests of military veterans; created in 1989


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