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arithmetic the method and process of using whole numbers to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
Arizona a state in the southwestern United States. Its capital is Phoenix. (abbreviated: AZ)
ark (sometimes capitalized) in the Bible, the large boat built by Noah to save his family and two of every animal from a flood sent by God. [2 definitions]
Arkansas a state in the south central United States. Its capital is Little Rock. (abbreviated: AR)
arm1 the part of the human body between the shoulder and the wrist. [2 definitions]
arm2 (usually plural) weapons. Guns, knives, and bombs are arms. [3 definitions]
armada a large group of ships armed for battle.
armadillo a mammal whose body is protected by hard, bony plates. Armadillos live in Central and South America, and the southern United States. Some kinds of armadillos are only six inches long; other kinds grow up to four feet in length. They eat mostly insects and are related to sloths and anteaters.
armament (usually plural) the total military power of a country, including weapons and supplies.
armchair a chair having supports at the sides for resting one's arms.
armed forces all the military services of a country.
Armenia a country in southwestern Asia. Yerevan is the capital of Armenia.
armistice an agreement by groups of people or countries at war to stop fighting; truce.
armor a suit made of leather, metal, or other strong material, worn to protect the body during battle. [4 definitions]
armored wearing or being covered by armor.
armory a place where weapons and other military equipment are made or stored.
armour a spelling of "armor" used in Canada and Britain. See "armor" for more information.
armoury a spelling of "armory" used in Canada and Britain. See "armory" for more information.
armpit the hollow formed beneath the arm at the shoulder.
army a large group of soldiers trained to use weapons to fight on land. [3 definitions]
aroma a pleasant smell; fragrance.