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arpa

/ˈɑːpə/
noun
1.
a site concerned with internet infrastructure
Word Origin
C20: acronym of A(ddress and) R(outing) P(arameter) A(rea)
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  • The arpa or drum of Oceana is made of wood, and imitates the head and jaws of a crocodile, with a handle for carrying purposes.

  • In the meanwhile a sharp fight took place a few miles in the rear of the old position, near a village called arpa Tai.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg Demetrius Boulger
arpa in Technology
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ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency
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