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1) NAS. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...National Academy of Sciences 2. naval air station...

2) Maece'nas. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A patron of letters; so called from C. Cilnius Maece nas, a Roman statesman in the reign of Augustus, who kept open house for all men of letters, and was the special...

3) Cremo'nas. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Violins of the greatest excellence; so called from Cremo na, where for many years lived some makers of them who have gained a world-wide notoriety, such as An drea...

4) Hye'nas. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...were worshipped by the ancient Egyptians. Pliny says that a certain stone, called the "hyaenia," found in the eye of the creature, being placed under the tongue,...

5) Jo'nas. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Oriental scholar, who lived 1746-1794. The attorney-general was called in the satire Jonas by a palpable pun. 1 "Not bull-faced Jonas, who could statutes draw To...

6) Noc'tuas Athe'nas Ferre. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Athens abounded with owls, and Minerva was therefore symbolised by an owl. To send owls to Athens would be wasteful and extravagant excess. 1...

7) Angelic Doctor. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Thomas Aqui nas was so called, because he discussed the knotty points in connection with the being and nature of angels. An example is, "Utrum An gelus moveatur de...

8) Nass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Nass, (nas) (KEY) , river, 236 mi (380 km) long, rising in the Coast Mts., W British Columbia, Canada, and flowing SW to Portland Inlet of the Pacific Ocean. It is...

9) Stupid Boy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...St. Thomas Aqui nas, nicknamed the Dumb Ox by his school-fellows. (1224-1274.) 1...

10) Kaunas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kaunas, (kou´nas) (KEY) , Pol. Kowno, Rus. Kovno, city (1993 pop. 429,000), in Lithuania, on the Neman River. It is a river port and an industrial center with industries...

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