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MA is an abbreviation and Ma may be an abbreviation, a word, or a Chinese or Taiwanese name. It may refer to:


  • Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (ROC), commonly known as Taiwan.
  • Ma Jun, a Chinese environmentalist, non-fiction writer and journalist.
  • Ma Jun, a Chinese mechanical engineer and government official during the Three Kingdoms era of China.
  • Ma (surname), a common Chinese family name

In academiaEdit

In science and technologyEdit

In geographyEdit

  • Ma River, river in Asia, running through Vietnam and Laos
  • Madagascar (MA), FIPS 10-4 country code
  • Maranhão (BR-MA), part of the ISO 3166-2:BR geocode for the Brazilian state
  • Massachusetts (MA), United States postal abbreviations for the state
  • Meshwesh (Ma), an ancient Libyan (i.e., Berber) tribe from Cyrenaica
  • Metropolitan area (MA), a qualifying term, e.g. "Tokyo MA"
  • Morocco (MA), ISO 3166 country code
  • Ma is the mythohistoric entrepreneur for whom, tradition holds, Marang, Terengganu was denoted

In myth and cultureEdit

  • Ma people, a Vietnamese ethnic group
  • Ma (Lion King), a main character in the animated film Lion King 1½
  • Ma (myth), in Sumerian mythology that from which the "primeval land" was formed

In other usesEdit

See alsoEdit

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