Definition of "anna" [an•na]

  • A copper coin formerly used in India and Pakistan. (noun)

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Use "anna" in a sentence
  • "We haven't seen the hybrids again, and now D'anna is shooting herself repeatedly to try and conjure her own Special Revelation between death and resurrection."
  • "The oldest inmate of the home is Tatha, a 101-year-old man, who is fondly called 'anna' - meaning elder brother in the Kannada language - by other inmates and staff."
  • "Videlicet, sir, this week a fellow captive is minus a finger and thumb -- and all for oversight of six annas {the anna is the 16th part of a rupee}."