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Definition of the noun aba

What does aba mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abas

  1. a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
  2. a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Alternative definition of the noun aba


  1. A light fabric woven of camel hair or goat hair.
  2. A loose-fitting sleeveless garment of this fabric worn by Bedouins.
  3. An altazimuth used for astronomy on either land or water.


  1. Aba is a city and in the southeast of Nigeria and the main trading center in Abia State. Upon the creation of Abia state in 1991, Aba was divided into two local governments areas namely; Aba south and Aba North. Aba south is the main city center and the heart beat of Abia State, south-east Nigeria. It is located on the Aba River. Aba is made up many villages such as; Umuokpoji Aba, Eziukwu-Aba, Obuda-Aba, Aba Ukwu and other villages from Ohazu merged due to administrative convenience. Aba was established by the Ngwa clan of Igbo People of Nigeria as a market town and then later a military post was placed there by the British colonial administration in 1901. It lies along the west bank of the Aba River, and is at the intersection of roads leading to Port Harcourt, Owerri, Umuahia, Ikot Ekpene, and Ikot Abasi. The city became a collecting point for agricultural products following the British made railway running through it to Port Harcourt. Aba is a major urban settlement and commercial center in a region that is surrounded by small villages and towns. The indigenous people of Aba are the Ngwa. Aba is well known for its craftsmen.
  2. Aba is a town in Fejér county, Hungary.
  3. Aba is a city in the northeast of Orientale Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; it is near the border with South Sudan.
  4. Aba was a village located in the north of Tomata District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, sharing a border with Tottori Prefecture.
    • also known as Aba, Okayama
    • part of Japan

There are other places with in their name, like Aba-wa.

Phrases with Aba

Phrases starting with the word Aba:

  1. Aba Form
  2. Aba Roundleaf Bat
  3. aba transit number

Phrases ending with the word Aba:

  1. Livia Aba
  2. Clepsis Aba
  3. Galumna aba
  4. Triaenodes aba
  5. Species Livia Aba
  6. Species Clepsis Aba
  7. species Galumna aba
  8. species Triaenodes aba

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aba

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Google previewBiochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plant Hormones (1999)

by P.J.J. Hooykaas, M.A. Hall, K.R. Libbenga

General aspects Since ABA is a sesquiterpene (C15H20O2), it was originally proposed that the molecule is synthesized...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Heaven (1999)

by Miriam Van Scott

Aba is the creator of earth and the lord of heaven according to the tradition of the Choctaw, Native Americans of the...

Google previewBesieged by Behavior Analysis for Autism Spectrum Disorder (2014)

A Treatise for Comprehensive Educational Approaches by Eric Shyman

ABA is a primary method of treating aberrant behavior in individuals with autism. ... Among the numerous treatments available for helping to educate people with autism, applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the best empirically evaluated.

Google previewGenetic Syndromes and Applied Behaviour Analysis (2013)

A Handbook for ABA Practitioners by Melissa Legree, Rosemary Condillac, Dorothy Griffiths

ABA is an ideal approach for supporting individuals with genetic syndromes because it is highly individualized and considers the individual's inherent strengths and limitations. While not all behaviour analysts are well versed in the behavioural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of School Psychology (2005)

by Steven W. Lee

ABA is a way to bring the scientific method to bear on applied problems in schools. Each case is a new experiment, and...

A real advantage to ABA is that school personnel can directly see the effects of changes ...

Google previewHandbook of Positive Behavior Support (2008)

by Wayne Sailor, Glen Dunlap, George Sugai, Rob Horner

ABA is a methodology for carefully studying and changing behavior to address serious social problems. It is based on research on operant learning that provides the basic structure of radical behavioral theory (Skinner, 1957). The core terms of ...

Google previewEthics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals (2008)

by Therese A. Cannon

The ABA is a national voluntary professional association of lawyers, which currently has more than 400,000 members, nearly half of the lawyers in the country. Over 100 years old, the ABA is the chief national professional association for ...

Google previewThe Electrician (1891)

In the example just taken the circuit ABA is the source of the disturbances. That is, they ...

Google previewThe Influence of Animism on Islam (1920)

An Account of Popular Superstitions by Samuel Marinus Zwemer

aba is the N.E. side, and the door is not in the middle but near the Black Stone. Between the Stone and the door is the Multazam, the place where the pilgrim presses himself against the building, hugs the curtain and calls upon God. On the ...

Google previewMilitary Law Review Vol. 56

The ABA is an amalgam of professional constituencies, speaking less for the practicing lawyers and more for overall professional interest than do the local and state bars. The ABA would have overall views on standards for the practice of law ...

Google previewA Complete and Universal English Dictionary on a New Plan: including not only ... a full explanation of difficult words and technical terms in all faculties and professions ... but ... a pronouncing dictionary ... To which are prefixed, A Free Enquiry into the Origin and Antiquity of Letters (by the Abbot Anselm) ... By ... James Barclay ... and others (1774)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

ABA'FT, P. [Sax._] is that part of the ...

Google previewA Kaffir-English Dictionary (1899)

by Albert Kropf

Aba, (a) Prefix 1 cl. pl. : aba/ifa bahamb'a, the people travelled. (b) Rel. pron. 1 cl. pl ...

Google previewPrince's Bieber Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations (2008)

by Mary Miles Prince

American Bankers'Association American Bar Association ABA Antitrust L.J. American Bar Association Antitrust Law Journal ABABJ American Bar Association BankingJournal A.B.A. Comp. L. Bull ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of U.S. Independent Counsel Investigations (2000)

by Gerald S. Greenberg

American Bar Association (ABA). The ABA played a crucial role in the development of the independent special prosecutor office, actively offering ...

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When your team drops out, you make the ABA look bad. (Tim Hardaway)
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Scrabble value of A1B3A1

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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