Alabama Definition

ălə-bămə
alabama
noun
A member of a tribe of the Creek confederacy formerly inhabiting southern Alabama and now located in eastern Texas.
American Heritage
The Muskogean language of the Alabama.
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Southern state of the SE U.S., on the Gulf of Mexico: admitted 1819: 50,744 sq mi (131,426 sq km); cap. Montgomery.
Webster's New World
River flowing through central and SW Ala., joining the Tombigbee to form the Mobile river: 315 mi (607 km)
Webster's New World
pronoun

A state of the United States of America (postal abbreviation AL) in the southeastern United States with its capital at Montgomery, and Birmingham as its largest city.

Wiktionary
The Alabama River, which runs through the state of Alabama.
Wiktionary

A Native American tribe originally from central Alabama.

Wiktionary

The language of the Alabama Nation.

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A state of the southeast United States. It was admitted as the 22nd state in 1819. Alabama was first explored by the Spanish, and the southern section was claimed by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase (1803). Montgomery is the capital and Birmingham the largest city.
American Heritage

Origin of Alabama

  • From Alabama Albaamaha (“the name of a people formerly native to the area”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Alabama Alba·mo Alabama person

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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