Definition of ana in English:

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ana

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːnə/

noun

archaic
1 [treated as plural] Anecdotes or literary gossip about a person.
Example sentences
  • A collection of gossip was at one time known as an ana.
2 [treated as singular] A collection of a person’s memorable sayings.

Origin

Mid 18th century: from -ana.

Words that rhyme with ana

Africana, Afrikaner, Americana, banana, Botswana, bwana, cabana, caragana, Christiana, Dana, darner, Edwardiana, garner, Georgiana, Ghana, Gloriana, Guiana, gymkhana, Haryana, iguana, Lana, lantana, liana, Lipizzaner, Ljubljana, Mahayana, mana, mañana, marijuana, nirvana, Oriana, pacarana, piranha, prana, Purana, Rosh Hashana, Santayana, Setswana, sultana, Tatiana, Tijuana, Tirana, tramontana, Tswana, varna, Victoriana, zenana

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