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ANCAfrican National Congress
ANCAncient
ANCAdvisory Neighborhood Commission (Washington, DC)
ANCArlington National Cemetery
ANCAbsolute Neutrophil Count
ANCAncillary
ANCAntenatal Care (aka Antenatal Clinic)
ANCABS-CBN News Channel (Philippines)
ANCArmenian National Committee
ANCActive Noise Control
ANCArmy Nurse Corps
ANCAsamblea Nacional Constituyente (National Constituent Assembly, Guatemala)
ANCAcid Neutralizing Capacity
ANCAlaska Native Corporation
ANCAyashi No Ceres (anime)
ANCAutorité des Normes Comptables (French: Accounting Standards Authority)
ANCAcademia Nacional de Ciencias (National Academy of Science - Costa Rica)
ANCAir Navigation Commission
ANCAdvisory Neighborhood Commissioners
ANCAssociation of Noise Consultants (UK)
ANCAll News Channel
ANCAll Number Calling
ANCAccess Network Controller
ANCAmerican News Company
ANCAcadémie Nationale de Chirurgie
ANCAfrican National Committee
ANCAnchorage, AK, USA - Anchorage International (Airport Code)
ANCAmerican Network Communications
ANCAnswer Signal, Charge
ANCAlianza Nacional Cristiana (National Christian Alliance Party, Costa Rica)
ANCAdvanced Networking Center (Salzburg Research)
ANCAviate, Navigate, Communicate (priorities to be applied if a problem is encountered when flying an aircraft)
ANCApport Nutritionnels Conseillés (French: Recommended Dietary Allowance)
ANCAdvanced Nodal Code
ANCAllowance Note Code
ANCAsociación Nacional Campesina Pro-Tierra (National Association of the Pro-Earth Farmer, Guatemala)
ANCAssociation de Narcolepsie Cataplexie (French: Cataplexy Narcolepsy Association)
ANCArmed Native Constabulary (Fiji)
ANCAdditive-Noise Channel
ANCAdaptive Noise Cancellation/Canceler
ANCAir Navigational Computer
ANCAutoritätii Nationale de Control (Romania)
ANCAshore Navigation Center
ANCAmerica Nuclear Corporation
ANCAll Nations Church (various locations)
ANCAnglican Network in Canada
ANCAustralian Navy Cadet (Australia)
ANCAnother National Circus
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He was too occupied with his own vision, and vividly burned before him the sordid barrenness of a poorhouse ward, where an ancient, very like what he himself would become, maundered and gibbered and drooled for a crumb of tobacco for his old clay pipe, and where, of all horrors, no sip of beer ever obtained, much less six quarts of it.
It was a dug-out, as ancient and dilapidated as its owner, and, in order to get into it without capsizing, Daughtry wet one leg to the ankle and the other leg to the knee.
At the same time he exacted of his people an oath that when they journeyed to the land of Canaan they would bear his bones with them and bury them in the ancient inheritance of his fathers.
For the ancients these questions were solved by a belief in the direct participation of the Deity in human affairs.
These three families, together with the many extinct genera on the several lines of descent diverging from the parent-form A, will form an order; for all will have inherited something in common from their ancient and common progenitor.
Digging about the obstacle, I presently loosened it, and when I had withdrawn it from its sepulcher I found the thing to be an ancient brick of clay, baked in an oven.
Remained awake, as dawn paled the dark, only the grievously wounded or the too-tightly bound, and the decrepit ancient who was not so old as Bashti.
For a moment, as the three parties stood together in the ancient temple, in the glare of many torches, no one spoke.
Like the ancient Sophists, he relegates the more important principles of ethics to custom and probability.
The word suited the author's purpose in two material respects, for, first, it had an ancient English sound; and secondly, it conveyed no indication whatever of the nature of the story.
Just so," replied the Captain, smiling; "and in that respect moderns are not more advanced than the ancients.
Small pieces of granite of various sizes were ingeniously laid together without mortar to construct these ancient foundations.