YWCA

noun
\ ˌwī-ˌdə-bəl-yu̇-(ˌ)sē-ˈā How to pronounce YWCA (audio) , -ˌdə-bə-yu̇-\

Definition of YWCA

: an international organization that promotes the spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical welfare originally of young women

First Known Use of YWCA

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for YWCA

Young Women's Christian Association

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The first known use of YWCA was in 1884

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