There are 3 definitions of PA in English:

PA

Syllabification: PA

abbreviation

  • 1Pennsylvania (in official postal use).
  • 1.1Press Association.
  • 1.2Public address.

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There are 3 definitions of PA in English:

Pa

Syllabification: Pa

abbreviation

  • 1Pascal; pascals.
  • 1.1Pennsylvania.

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  • The chemical element protactinium.

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There are 3 definitions of PA in English:

pa

Syllabification: pa

noun

informal
  • Father: my pa was no farmer [as name]: Pa is busy on the telephone
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    • Most girls around town were married by sixteen, just as soon as they finished their schooling, or earlier if they or their pas thought it necessary.
    • We were almost finished laying the irrigation for the "garden," as my Pa called it - it was actually 2 acres.
    • Pa was 45 when I was born so I didn't really realize it but he was more like a grandfather than a dad to me.

Origin

early 19th century: abbreviation of papa.

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