- 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 Yumafrom 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.x