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bo·a / ˈbōə/ • n. 1. a constrictor snake (family Boidae) that bears live young and may reach great size, native to America, Africa, Asia, and some Pacific islands. Its numerous species include the large boa constrictor (Boa constrictor) of tropical America. 2. a long thin stole of feathers or fur worn around a woman's neck, typically as part of evening dress.

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Boa ★★ 2002 (R)

A prehistoric snake, 100 feet in length, makes a reappearance beneath a maximum security prison located in Antarctic. Warden Ryan (Wasson) calls for a rescue team, which includes paleontologists Robert (Cain) and his wife Jessica (Lackey). A handful of survivors try to make it from the prison to the plane but that's one hungry snake. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Dean Cain, Elizabeth Lackey, Grand L. Bush, Craig Wasson, Mark A. Seppard; D: Phillip J. Roth; W: Phillip J. Roth, Terry Neish; C: Todd Barron; M: Rich McHugh. VIDEO

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boa Large constricting snake that gives birth to live young. The boa constrictor (Constrictor constrictor) of the American tropics can grow to 3.7m (12ft) in length. The iridescent rainbow boa, the emerald tree boa, and the rosy boa are smaller species. Most boas are tree-dwellers, but the rubber boa of the w USA is a burrowing species. Family Boidae.

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BOA British Olympic Association
• British Optical Association
• British Orthopaedic Association
• broad ocean area

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boa large S. American snake. XIX. — modL. use of L. boa, of unkn. orig.