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[n] a master's degree in arts and sciences
[n] a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
[n] informal terms for a mother
[n] one thousandth of an ampere


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\Ma\ (m[aum]), n. [Cf. {Mamma}.]
1. A child's word for mother.
2. [Hind.] In Oriental countries, a respectful form of address given to a woman; mother. --Balfour (Cyc. of India).
\Ma\, conj. [It.] (Mus.) But; -- used in cautionary phrases; as, ``Vivace, ma non troppo presto'' (i. e., lively, but not too quick). --Moore (Encyc. of Music).

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