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Definition of the noun alabama

What does alabama mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
  2. a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in what is now the state of Alabama
    • example: the Alabamas were members of the Creek Confederacy
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: Muskhogean / Muskogean = a member of any of the peoples formerly living in southeastern United States and speaking Muskhogean languages
    • member of: Creek Confederacy = a North American Indian confederacy organized by the Muskogee that dominated the southeastern part of the United States before being removed to Oklahoma
  3. the Muskhogean language of the Alabama


  1. Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th-most extensive and the 23rd-most populous of the 50 United States. At 1,300 miles, Alabama has one of the longest navigable inland waterways in the nation.
  2. Alabama is a town in Genesee County, New York, United States. The town is in the northwest part of the county. New York State Route 63 and New York State Route 77 intersect in the town. The population was 1,869 at the 2010 census. The town is named after the State of Alabama.

There are other places with in their name, like USS Alabama, Alabama Hill, Alabama Hills, Alabama Power, Alabama River, South Alabama, Central Alabama, Alabama Territory, Lafayette Alabama, Alabama State Capitol, University of Alabama, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Alabama Splash Adventure, Alabama State University, Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, University of West Alabama, University of North Alabama, University of South Alabama, Alabama Constitution Village and Alabama Museum of Health Sciences.


  1. Alabama a.k.a. Randy Owen: Randy Yeuell Owen is an American country music artist. He is known primarily for his role as the lead singer of Alabama, a country rock band which saw tremendous mainstream success throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Alabama became, undoubtedly, the most successful group in the history of country music, releasing over 20 gold and platinum records, dozens of #1-ranked singles, and selling over 73 million records during their career.
  2. Alabama a.k.a. Olivia Weston appeared in the 2005 film Hitch.

There are other people with in their name, like Alabama Zoe Gaskill, Alabama Rose Boatman, Alabama Luella Barker, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Five Blind Boys of Alabama, Alabama Gypsy Rose Jennings and The Five Blind Boys Of Alabama.


  1. Alabama is an American country, southern rock and bluegrass band formed in Fort Payne, Alabama in 1969. The band was founded by Randy Owen and his cousin Teddy Gentry, soon joined by their other cousin, Jeff Cook. First operating under the name Wildcountry, the group toured the Southeast bar circuit in the early 1970s, and began writing original songs. They changed their name to Alabama in 1977 and following the chart success of two singles, were approached by RCA Nashville for a record deal.
  2. Alabama was a Canadian band of the early 1970s. They had two songs that reached the top 100 in the RPM Magazine chart. "Song of Love" reached #26 in June 1973, and "Highway Driving" reached #42 in August. Band members were Buster Fykes, Hector McLean, Rick Knight, and Len Sembaluk.
    • album: "Highway Driving"
    • nomination:
      • nominated to Juno Award for Best Country Artist/Group
      • nominated to Juno Award for Folk Single of the Year - "Highway Driving"

There are other groups with in their name, like Alabama 3, Alabama Shakes, Alabama Villains, Alabama Thunderpussy, Alabama Blues Machine, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Alabama Sacred Harp Convention, South Alabama Jaguar Marching Band and Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame All-Stars.


Alabama a.k.a. Elise Vandevelde is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Broken Circle Breakdown.


  1. "Alabama" a.k.a. "Alabama Song": The "Alabama Song" was originally published as a poem in Bertolt Brecht's Hauspostille. It was set to music by Kurt Weill for the 1927 "Songspiel" Mahagonny and used again in Weill's and Brecht's 1930 opera Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny In the latter, it is performed by the character Jenny and her fellow prostitutes in the first act. The song was first performed and recorded by the Viennese actress and dancer Lotte Lenya. She first publicly sang the song as the character Jessie in the 1927 Baden-Baden Festival performance of Mahagonny Songspiel. Lenya first recorded the song in 1930 for the Ultraphon record label. This recording was released to coincide with the Leipzig premiere of Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny despite the fact that Lenya was not a member of the cast. Lenya continued to perform and record the song throughout her life. Later Lenya recordings include one made for the 1955 album, "Lotte Lenya singt Kurt Weill".
  2. "Alabama": The song “Alabama” is the official state song for the State of Alabama. It was first written as a poem by Julia Tutwiler, a distinguished educator and humanitarian. It was first sung to an Austrian air, but in 1931, the music written by Mrs. Edna Gockel Gussen, an organist and choirmaster from Birmingham, Alabama, was adopted by the State Federation of Music Clubs and through their efforts, House Joint Resolution 74 was adopted March 9, 1931. Act no. 126, adopted the music and words as the state song of Alabama. The bill was introduced by the Hon. Tyler Goodwyn, Montgomery, and was signed into law by Governor B.M. Miller.
  3. "Alabama" is a composition written by John Coltrane that appears on his album Live at Birdland. It was written in response to the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on September 15, 1963, an attack by the Ku Klux Klan in Birmingham, Alabama that killed four girls.
  4. "Alabama" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  5. "Alabama" is a musical single of Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan.
    • released in (107 years ago)
  6. "Alabama" is a composition.


"Alabama" is a 2010 comedy film written by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon.


  1. Alabama is a computer virus, discovered October 1989 on the campus of Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
  2. Alabama is a Gloucester fishing schooner that was built in 1926 and served as the pilot boat for Mobile, Alabama. The Alabama's home port is Vineyard Haven Harbor, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. The Alabama is owned by The Black Dog Tall Ships, along with the Shenandoah, and offers cruises of Nantucket Sound.

Phrases with Alabama

Phrases starting with the word Alabama:

  1. Alabama Orb
  2. Alabama Disc
  3. Alabama Shad
  4. Alabama Phlox
  5. Alabama Spike
  6. Alabama Azalea
  7. Alabama Cherry
  8. Alabama Croton
  9. Alabama Darter
  10. Alabama Pigtoe
  11. Alabama Shiner
  12. Alabama Lipfern
  13. Alabama Rainbow
  14. Alabama Vertigo
  15. Alabama Cavefish

Phrases ending with the word Alabama:

  1. Coras alabama
  2. Atheta alabama
  3. Serica Alabama
  4. Leuctra alabama
  5. Ozarkia Alabama

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Alabama

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Google previewAmerican Politics Today (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the...

Alabama is the 30thmost extensive and the 23rdmost populous of the 50 United States. Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia ...

Google previewThink American Government 2012 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

Alabama is the 30thmost extensive and the 23rdmost populous of the 50 United States. Racial profiling is the use of an ...

Google previewThe Law School Buzz Book (2007)

by Carolyn C. Wise

One great thing about Alabama is that the law school has its own parking lot, so you can always find a place to...

Google previewGood Night Sweet Home (2011)

by Rachel C. Summy

Alabama is a beautiful place to live and raise a family.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2010)

Volume 14: Folklife by Glenn Hinson, William Ferris

Southern potters traveling west from the Carolinas, Georgia, and south of the Appalachian Mountains brought the alkaline-glaze tradition into Alabama. European potters and those from the northern United States carried the salt glaze into the ...

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Sign language

ALABAMA | ASL - American Sign Language

Learn the sign for the state of Alabama in American Sign Language (ASL).

Quotes about Alabama

The Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004 helps address the continuing degradation on the broadcast airwaves and helps send a clear message to the broadcast industry that Alabama families, like the rest of American families, have had enough. (Mike Rogers)
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Scrabble value of A1L1A1B3A1M3A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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