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National Rifle Association

Syllabification: Na·tio·nal Ri·fle As·so·ci·a·tion

Entry from US English dictionary

(abbreviation NRA)

Definition of National Rifle Association in English:

noun

A national organization founded in 1871 that promotes the legal use of guns and gun safety in the US and defends a US citizen’s constitutional right to own and bear arms.

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