- abbr. US Iowa (in official postal use).
* * *nouna state in midwestern United States• Syn: ↑Iowa, ↑Hawkeye State• Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state• Part Holonyms:↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the States, ↑US, ↑U.S., ↑USA, ↑U.S.A., ↑Midwest, ↑middle west, ↑midwestern United States, ↑Corn Belt• Part Meronyms:↑Davenport, ↑Cedar Rapids, ↑Clinton, ↑Des Moines, ↑capital of Iowa, ↑Dubuque, ↑Mason City, ↑Ottumwa, ↑Sioux City, ↑Little Sioux River
* * *abbreviation1. incorporated accountant2. infected area3. often not capitalized [Latin inter alia] among other things4. international angstrom
* * *Iowa (approved esp. for use with zip code).
* * *abbrev1. Institute of Actuaries2. International Ångström3. Iowa (US state; also Ia.)
* * *i.a.,in absentia.Ia.,Iowa.IA (no periods),Iowa (with postal Zip Code).
* * *abbr. Iowa (in official postal use)
* * *abbrIowa
Useful english dictionary. 2012.