Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name, popular in the 19th century.
  • proper noun Places in the U.S., Canada, and several other countries.
  • proper noun Mormonism One of two prophets, the Elder and the Younger, and a book in the Book of Mormon.

Etymologies

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Usually explained as Latin alma ("nourishing, kind"). It has also been used as a diminutive of Germanic compound names beginning with the element Amal-, as in Amelia.

Examples

  • ALMA -- The Sweet Springs boys hadn't won since beating I-70 Conference rival Concordia the first week of February, but ended that eight-game skid Monday against the Orioles in the first round of the Class 2, District 15 Tournament at Alma, 50-42.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • ALMA - Alma needed extra innings to salvage a split from Vilonia in a 5A-West doubleheader Thursday.

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  • Unlike other reports, this Alma is a rougher, hairier human-like creature than an ape-man.

    Bigfoot From Around The World | myFiveBest

  • Tia Alma is the not-so-kind soul who responds to desperate letters for help in the "Rincón Sentimental" [Sentimental Corner] of Contenido magazine.

    A different sort of joke this month

  • Tia Alma is the not-so-kind soul who responds to desperate letters for help in the "Rincón Sentimental" [Sentimental Corner] of Contenido magazine.

    A different sort of joke this month

  • Tia Alma is the not-so-kind soul who responds to desperate letters for help in the "Rincón Sentimental" [Sentimental Corner] of Contenido magazine.

    A different sort of joke this month

  • Tia Alma is the not-so-kind soul who responds to desperate letters for help in the "Rincón Sentimental" [Sentimental Corner] of Contenido magazine.

    A different sort of joke this month

  • Tia Alma is the not-so-kind soul who responds to desperate letters for help in the "Rincón Sentimental" [Sentimental Corner] of Contenido magazine.

    A different sort of joke this month

  • Tia Alma is the not-so-kind soul who responds to desperate letters for help in the "Rincón Sentimental" [Sentimental Corner] of Contenido magazine.

    A different sort of joke this month

  • Tia Alma is the not-so-kind soul who responds to desperate letters for help in the "Rincón Sentimental" [Sentimental Corner] of Contenido magazine.

    A different sort of joke this month

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