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Definition of the noun Abia

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Abia is a genus of Cardinalidae, described by Agassiz in 1846.

Abia is a genus of Cimbicidae, described by Leach in 1817.

Abia is a genus of Neuroptera, described by Giebel in 1856.

Abia is a genus of Arthropoda, described by Poletaeva in 1972.

Abia is a genus of Cimbicidae, described by Vikberg in 1982.


Abia a.k.a. Abia State is a state in the south eastern part of Nigeria. The capital is Umuahia and the major commercial city is Aba, formerly a British colonial government outpost. The state was created in 1991 from part of Imo State and its citizens are predominantly Igbo people. It is one of the nine constituent states of the Niger Delta region.


  1. Abia: In Greek mythology, Abia was the nursemaid of Hyllus, son of Heracles and Deianira, who settled there after the failed attempt of Heracles' son Hyllus to return to the Peloponnesus.
  2. Abia a.k.a. Aneme Wake Language: Aneme Wake, or Abia, is a Papuan language spoken in Oro Province, in the "tail" of Papua New Guinea.

Phrases with Abia

Phrases starting with the word Abia:

  1. Abia Candens
  2. Abia Formosa
  3. Abia Inflata
  4. Abia Sericea
  5. Abia Fasciata
  6. Abia Lonicerae
  7. Abia Imperialis
  8. Abia Shanwangensis

Phrases ending with the word Abia:

  1. Genus Abia
  2. Wyeomyia Abia
  3. Limenitis Abia
  4. Platygaster abia
  5. Species Wyeomyia Abia
  6. Pseudoneureclipsis abia

Other phrases containing the word Abia:

  1. Limenitis Abia Ampla
  2. Species Abia Candens
  3. Species Abia Formosa
  4. Species Abia Sericea
  5. Species Abia Fasciata
  6. Species Abia Lonicerae

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abia

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Google previewBanking and Financial Services (2006)

A Regulatory Guide to the Convergence of Banking, Securities, and Insurance in the United States by Melanie L. Fein

The ABIA is a separately chartered trade association and nonprofit affiliate of the American Bankers Association created for the purpose of developing positions and strategies on bank-insurance related matters. 212 Financial Services ...

Google previewPopulation Health Implications of the Affordable Care Act: (2014)

Workshop Summary by Roundtable on Population Health Improvement, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine

A NONPROFIT MODEL OFINTEGRATION ABIA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established tocoordinate activities among three independent healthcare systemsand twouniversities in northeastern Ohio, explained Janine Janosky. Bytaking advantage ...

Google previewA Handbook of African Religion and Culture (2010)

by Udobata R. Onunwa

Abia is a big wooden drum which is usually kept at a very conspicuous centre of the town or community usually at the community shrine, rendezvous, meeting centre or close to the Central Meeting Place of the entire community.

Google previewNew Guinea: what I Did and what I Saw (1880)

by Luigi Maria D'Albertis

Abia is the daughter of Urea, an inhabitant of Bioto ;

Google previewThe theory and practice of gauging (1740)

demonstrated in a short and easy method. ... Published with the particular approbation of the honourable commissioners of excise. Design'd for the use of the officers of that revenue by Robert Shirtcliffe

ABIA is a Semicircle. [Sine Tangent Secant > of the Arch EB. Versed Sine , 15. Those Right Lines drawn on the fame Plane are. 60 The THEORY and Ch. T.

Google previewThe Gospel-narrative ... without repetition or omission, with a continuous exposition, marginal proofs in full, and notes, by J. Forster (1845)

by John Forster

Abia is the Greek for the Hebrew Abijah. (□") Well stricken in years.] Yet the age of Zacharias could not have exceeded fifty years, for after that a priest was superannuated. (See Numb. iv. 3.) (*) To burn incense.] A rite typical of the Intercession ...

Google previewThe Gospel-Narrative, According to the Authorized Text of the Evangelists, Without Repetition Or Omission. With a Continuous Exposition, Marginal Proofs in Full, and Notes, Briefly Collected from the Best Critics and Commentators. By the Rev. John Forster ... The Second Edition (1845)

Abia is the Greek for the Hebrew Abijah. (*) Well stricken in years. 1. Yet the age of Zacharias could not have exceeded fifty years, for after that a priest was superannuated. (See Numb. iv.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nigeria (2009)

by Toyin Falola, Ann Genova

ABIA STATE Crowther were sent to Abeokuta to do missionary work. As a result, Abeokuta produced many Western-educated individuals. For example, Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti, born in 1900, led the Abeokuta Women's Union in a ...

Google previewN.H., The Ladies Dictionary (1694) (2017)

by John Considine, Sylvia Brown

FFlorence,Abia ...

Google previewInternational Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia (2015)

by Philip G. Altbach, Edith S. Hoshino

Abia State University, the University of Ibadan, Bayero University, Ahmadu Bello University, and the University of Maiduguri also offer B. A./ B.S. and Ph.D. programs in library science, with courses in publishing training. Nigerian universities ...

Google previewZondervan Bible Dictionary (2009)

by J. D. Douglas, C. Merrill

ABIA. (See ABIJAH). ABIALBON. (See ABIEL). ABIATHAR. (b′thr, Heb. 'evîthr, father of abundance). Son of Ahimelech, who with 84 other priests was killed at Nob on Saul's instructions, after Doeg had told the king that Ahimelech had helped ...

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The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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