YMCA
noun Etymology: Young Men's Christian Association Date: 1881 an international organization that promotes the spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical welfare originally of young men

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • YMCA — 〈[waıɛmsi:ɛı] Abk. für engl.〉 Young Men s Christian Association (Christlicher Verein Junger Männer) [engl.] * * * YMCA [waɪ|ɛmsi: |eɪ ], die, auch: der; [Abk. von engl.: Young Men s Christian Association]: Christlicher Verein Junger Männer. * * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • YMCA — Young Men s Christian Association Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • YMCA — 〈 [waıɛmsi:ɛı] Abk. für engl.〉 Young Men′s Christian Association (Christlicher Verein junger Männer) [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • YMCA — Young Men s Christian Association an organization in many countries that provides places to stay and sports activities for young people …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • YMCA — (Young Men s Christian Association) international organization promoting physical and mental welfare (originally for young Christian men) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • YMCA — [vai̮|ɛmsi: |e: ], die, auch der; = Young Men s Christian Association (Christlicher Verein Junger Männer) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • YMCA — ► ABBREVIATION ▪ Young Men s Christian Association …   English terms dictionary

  • YMCA — abbrev. Young Men s Christian Association …   English World dictionary

  • YMCA — The Young Men s Christian Association ( YMCA or the Y ) was founded on June 6, 1844 in London, England, by a young man named George Williams. At the time, the organization was dedicated to putting Christian principles into practice, as taught by… …   Wikipedia

  • ymca — 1. (YMCA) (295↑, 87↓) When you re short on the dough, it s a place you can go. Young man, when you re short on the dough etc. Author: Gumba Gumba http://ymca.urbanup.com/780623 2. (YMCA) (258↑, 95↓) Young Mens Christian Association Originally… …   Urban English dictionary

  • YMCA — abbr. Young Men s Christian Association. * * * Young Men s Christian Association. Also, Y.M.C.A. * * * abbrev Young Men s Christian Association * * * Y.M.C.A. or YMCA (no periods), Young Men s Christian Association (an organization for promoting… …   Useful english dictionary

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