NLA is an abbreviation for:

  • Natal Liberation Army, a former paramilitary Oppostionsgruppe in the apartheid era in South Africa
  • National Football League or National League A, a general term for various higher sports leagues
  • Neuroleptanalgesia, a special form of analgesia
  • Lower Saxony State Archives, secures the historical traditions of Lower Saxony and its predecessor territories since the Middle Ages
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