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11th Amendment an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that guarantees a level of sovereign immunity to states by forbidding federal courts from ruling on cases brought against a state by a citizen of another state. The 11th Amendment, ratified in 1795, was passed after the Supreme Court ruled, in Chisholm v. Georgia, in favor of a citizen of South Carolina who was trying to recover debt that was owed him by the state of Georgia. The passage of the amendment overturned this ruling.
a1 A is the first letter of the English alphabet. We also write it as a. The English alphabet has 26 letters, but every letter has a large size and a small size. We call each letter by the same name, but we often write the large letter and the small letter a little differently. [2/6 definitions]
aborigine an original or first inhabitant of an area, esp. a member of a tribe native to Australia. [1/2 definitions]
abscess a collection of pus in body tissue, usu. surrounded by an inflamed area. [1/2 definitions]
abuelita (Spanish; informal) grandmother; grandma.
abuelito (Spanish; informal) grandfather; grandpa.
Acadia a former French colony on the northeastern coast of Canada.
access time the amount of time needed for a computer to retrieve or store data.
Accra the seaport capital of Ghana.
Achaean an inhabitant of Achaea. [1/3 definitions]
act a major division of a drama, esp. of a play or opera. [2/14 definitions]
Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia.
Adriatic Sea an extension of the Mediterranean between Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia.
advertise to use public media to promote a product or idea. [1/4 definitions]
Aeaean Circe in Greek mythology, the enchantress Circe, who has the power to turn sailors into swine, as described by an epithet referring to her island home, Aeaea.
Aegean of, pertaining to, located in, or bordering on the Aegean Sea. [2/3 definitions]
aerial a radio or television antenna. [1/6 definitions]
aerobic of or pertaining to aerobes, such as bacteria. [1/3 definitions]
Afro-Eurasia the land mass of Earth that includes all of Africa, Europe, and Asia.
agendaless combined form of agenda.
airmail to send (mail, packages, or the like) by air rather than by land or sea. [1/5 definitions]