Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of noctuid moths containing one species, A. argillacea Huebner.

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  • proper noun A state of the United States of America (postal abbreviation AL) in the south-eastern United States with its capital at Montgomery, and Birmingham as its largest city.
  • proper noun The Alabama River, which runs through the state of Alabama.
  • proper noun A Native American tribe originally from central Alabama.
  • proper noun The language of the Alabama Nation.

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  • noun the Muskhogean language of the Alabama
  • noun a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile River
  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in what is now the state of Alabama

Etymologies

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From Alabama Albaamaha ("the name of a people formerly native to the area")

Examples

  • LANCE HYCHE, ALABAMA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: There are good qualified Alabama teachers out there looking for a job and they're willing to come to Birmingham, but Birmingham is not willing to look at them.

    CNN Transcript Sep 27, 2009

  • KEVIN COOK, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER FOR ALABAMA STATE TROOPERS: Well the state and local law enforcement agencies in south Alabama responded to a series of at least four shooting incidents involving what is believed to be a single gunman who left at least nine victims dead before he died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

    CNN Transcript Mar 10, 2009

  • KEVIN COOK, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER, ALABAMA STATE TROOPERS: Well, the state and local law enforcement agencies of south Alabama responded to a series of at least four shooting incidents involving what is believed to be a single gunman, who left at least nine victims dead, before he died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

    CNN Transcript Mar 10, 2009

  • DON SIEGELMAN, (D) FORMER ALABAMA GOVERNOR: I was winning elections in Alabama and by all accounts I shouldn't be.

    CNN Transcript Jun 9, 2008

  • ROBERT HORTON, ALABAMA NATIONAL GUARD: Well, so far, Alabama has deployed 1,600 ...

    CNN Transcript Aug 30, 2005

  • BILL PRYOR, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF ALABAMA: The rule of law means that no person, including the chief justice of Alabama, is above the law.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2004

  • WILLIAM THOMPS.N, ALABAMA S.PREME COURT: All of the members of this court, after serious consideration of the evidence and testimony presented at this trial, find by clear and convincing evidence that Roy S. Moore, while in his role of chief justice of the S.preme Court of Alabama, did willfully and publicly defy a federal court order directed to him.

    CNN Transcript Nov 14, 2003

  • CHIEF JUSTICE ROY MOORE, ALABAMA SUPREME COURT: The question is, can the federal courts come into the state of Alabama and threaten fines to release our inalienable rights?

    CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2003

  • CHIEF JOHN WILSON, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA POLICE DEPARTMENT: And they were trying to verify things that they knew and said that you may want to check on a case that happened in Montgomery, Alabama, where a murder occurred at a liquor store.

    CNN Transcript Oct 27, 2002

  • ALABAMA: President Clinton's proposal to increase the minimum wage would directly benefit 241,000 workers in Alabama, representing 22.3 percent of all hourly workers in the state.

    Minimum Wage Raise Benefits On State By State Basis

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  • For more, see the list Alabama.

    March 21, 2011

  • I used to live there before moving to Florida.

    February 25, 2013