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Ma

[mah]
noun
Yo-Yo [yoh-yoh] , born 1955, U.S. cellist, born in Paris of Chinese descent.
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ma1 (mɑː)
 
n
an informal word for mother

ma2
 
the internet domain name for
Morocco

Ma (mɑː)
 
n
Yo-Yo (ˈjəʊjəʊ). born 1955, US cellist, born in France to Chinese parents

MA
 
abbreviation for
1.  Massachusetts
2.  Master of Arts
3.  psychol mental age
4.  Military Academy
5.  Morocco (international car registration)
 
[from French Maroc]

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ma
1823, childish or colloquial shortening of mamma.
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Medical Dictionary

mA abbr.
milliampere

MA or M.A.
abbr.
mental age

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mA
milliampere
MA
  1. Latin Magister Artium (Master of Arts)

  2. Marijuana Anonymous

  3. Maritime Administration

  4. Massachusetts

  5. mature audience

  6. medical assistant

  7. mental age

  8. Morocco (international vehicle ID)

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