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M.I.A.

1.
Master of International Affairs.
2.
Military. missing in action.
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MIA
 
abbreviation for
1.  chiefly (US) military missing in action: officially unaccounted for following combat
2.  (in Australia) Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area

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M.I.A.
acronym of missing in action, attested from 1946.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
MIA
  1. Miami Dolphins

  2. Miami International Airport

  3. missing in action

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