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YMCA

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Pronunciation: /wʌɪɛmsiːˈeɪ
 
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Definition of YMCA in English:

noun

1A welfare movement with branches all over the world that began in London in 1844.
1.1A hostel run by the YMCA.

Origin

abbreviation of Young Men's Christian Association.

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