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Term: A.·. A.·.

DEFINITIONs:
1.  This is a special abbreviation for the name of a magical order, the Astrum Argentum (sometimes the words are reversed or spelled differently) which means “Silver Star” in Latin. The three dots that form a triangle after each “A” not only mean that there is something further that is hidden (that is, there is a spiritual abbreviation), but also form a Masonic symbol indicating that the order possesses the mysterious “Lost Word” of Masonry.
2.  (Argenteum Astrum, or Order of the Silver Star) A magical order founded in 1907 by Crowley after leaving the Golden Dawn. It was reputed to reflect Crowley’s bisexuality. See the website http://www.ordoaa.org/ for information and essential instructions for aspirants of the A.A.
See also:  The Astrum Argentum
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