- pl. -·mas or -·ma a member of a North American Indian people living in SW Arizona and adjacent regions of California and Mexico
- the language of this people, belonging to the Yuman language family
Origin of Yuma; from Pima yum?
city in SW Ariz.
Origin of Yumaafter Yuma
nounpl. Yuma or Yu·mas
Origin of YumaSpanish, from O'odham yuumi.
A city of southwest Arizona on the Colorado River. It grew as a river crossing during the California gold rush in the mid-1800s.