Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Alexandria, Egypt) BA: Bus Adapter: BA: Biosecurity Australia (created October 2000) BA: Budget Analysis: BA: Balloon Angioplasty: BA: Biological Abstracts: BA: Bari, Puglia (Italian province) BA: ... suggest new definition; Search for BA in Online Dictionary Encyclopedia. ka, in ancient Egyptian religion, with the ba and the akh, a principal aspect of the soul of a human being or of a god. The exact significance of the ka remains a matter of controversy, chiefly for lack of an Egyptian definition; the usual translation, "double," is incorrect. The name Egypt is primarily a gender-neutral name of Greek origin that means Temple Of The Soul Of Ptah. Ptah is the creative god associated with Memphis, the ancient city of Egypt . The name was derived from the Greek name "Aigyptos" meaning the region of the River Nile. Also, a horse owned by Ulysses Grant. The Nile is the only permanent river in <b>Egypt</b>, though the.