Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Austronesian language spoken in the Sulu Archipelago. Also called Samal.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Samasource: Sama is Sanskrit for “equal” †“Samasource finds and trains reliable QA professionals to test Facebook apps with a user-friendly interface that lives on Facebook Platform.

    Facebook Names First Class Of fbFund REV, Its New Incubator

  • Brown, 29, Magnolia, Texas, killed by small-arms fire during combat in Sama Village, Iraq; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.

    April 2008

  • Brown, 29, of Magnolia, Texas, died April 17 in Sama Village, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked using small arms fire and grenades.

    Gulf War II

  • He says everything about the dance, which is part of a music ceremony called the Sama (ph), has meaning.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2006

  • Years before, there had been a Sam A. (run together as "Sama"), so Sam K. had included his own middle initial to distinguish between them.

    Ann Beattie's 'The Rock': Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature

  • Logan Sama, meanwhile, admits that "grime guys might not be the easiest to deal with", putting that down to the same unschooled, fiercely independent nature that makes the music so original.

    Grime's still standing, better than anything

  • Although this, of course, brings its own frustrations: Sama bemoans the fact that the grime producers aren't getting famous in their own right, for their own sound "while a thousand identikit 'Shoreditch bass' producers who all sound the same get the limelight".

    Grime's still standing, better than anything

  • Sama may sound slightly defensive when he says "I haven't seen anyone shot or stabbed in a club for ages", but he has a point: as grime's core audience has grown up, the scene has settled into something more sustainable.

    Grime's still standing, better than anything

  • Kiss FM's Logan Sama paints a picture of an orphaned scene making its own rules.

    Grime's still standing, better than anything

  • Gurinder Osan/Associated Press Meera and Muzaffar Ali presented their "Sama" collection at the event, July 23.

    Delhi Couture Week 2011

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.