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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
  16. Alabama Hawthorn
  17. Alabama Larkspur

Phrases ending with the word Alabama:

  1. Coras alabama
  2. Atheta alabama
  3. Leuctra alabama

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Alabama

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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 previewThe Western Gazetteer; Or Emigrant's Directory (1817)

Containing a Geographical Description of the Western States and Territories, Viz. the States of Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Tennessee [!] and Mississippi: and the Territories of Illinois, Missouri, Alabama, Michigan, and North-Western. With an Appendix, Containing Sketches of Some of the Western Counties of New-York, Pennsylvania and Virginia; a Description of the Great Northern Lakes; Indian Annuities, and Directions to Emigrants by Samuel R. Brown

-The Alabama is the most considerable. - It takes its rise in the Cherokee nation, near the boundary line between the states ofGe0rgia and Tennessee, and not -far from ...

Google previewStress and Adaptation in the Context of Culture (1991)

Depression in a Southern Black Community by William W. Dressler

West Alabama is an area of mixed economy, with argicultural land devoted to cotton and soybeans, as well as large tracts of land devoted to timber. Not surprisingly, a traditional major industry in the region was a paper mill, now closed for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior (2008)

by Kenneth F. Warren

One Of the most controversial political figures in the United States during the second half of the 20th century, George Corley Wallace controlled the state of Alabama for decades and ran unsuccessfully for president before being seriously ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 5: Language by Michael Montgomery, Ellen Johnson

The Alabama were situated northeast of the Chickasaw, in northeastern Mississippi, during the time of the de Soto expedition, 1539–42. At the advent of the 18th century they were located at the junction of the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks (2008)

by W. Craig Gaines

Was captured and burned by CSS Alabama in hemp. Out of New York City. En route from Manila, Philthe Strait of Malacca on December 24, 1863, although it ippines, to New York City. Was captured on November 9, was flying a British flag.

Google previewGambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and Society, 2nd Edition (2015)

by William N. Thompson Ph.D.

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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

It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole. (Spencer Bachus)
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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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