1. A the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet
  2. Abraham the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
  3. 1000000 the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
  4. AFL-CIO the largest federation of North American labor unions
  5. Abilene a city in central Texas
  6. Abidjan city recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory Coast; largest city of the Ivory Coast
  7. A level the advanced level of a subject taken in school
  8. Abelard French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise
  9. Aalborg a city and port in northern Jutland
  10. 11-plus (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school
  11. 100000 the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten
  12. AIDS a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
  13. Abronia genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers
  14. 1 Kings the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel
  15. Aborigine a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
  16. 2 Kings the second of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel
  17. Aberdeen a city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea
  18. 'tween in between
  19. Abramis European fishes
  20. 14 July a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789