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Definition of the noun alma

What does alma mean as a name of something?

Alma is a genus of Glossoscolecidae, described by Grube in 1855.

Alternative definition of the noun alma


  1. An Egyptian singer or dancing-girl used for entertainment or as a professional mourner.


  1. Alma is the largest city in Gratiot County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 9,383 at the 2010 census. It was incorporated as the Village of Alma in 1872 and became a city in 1905.
  2. Alma is a town in the Canadian province of Quebec.
  3. Alma is a city in Crawford County located in the western part of U.S. state of Arkansas, along Interstate 40 about 13 miles from the Oklahoma border. As of the 2010 Census, Alma's population was 5,419. It is the sixth largest city in the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. Alma was incorporated in 1874.
  4. Alma is a city in Bacon County, Georgia, United States, and the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 3,466.
  5. Alma: The historic Town of Alma is a Statutory Town located in Park County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 270 at the U.S. Census 2010.
  6. Alma is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 781 at the 2010 census. The city borders the Town of Alma, as well as the Town of Nelson, the Town of Belvidere, and Greenfield Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota. The motto for the city of Alma is: "Step into Living History.
  7. Alma is a city in and the county seat of Wabaunsee County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 832. Alma is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  8. Alma is a city in Harlan County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,133 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Harlan County.
  9. Alma is a town in Ellis County, Texas, United States. The population was 331 at the 2010 census.
  10. Alma is a village incorporated in 1854 in Marion County, Illinois, United States. The population was 386 at the 2000 census.
  11. Alma is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States. The population was 402 at the 2010 census. Bob Mahony is the present mayor.
  12. Alma is a village in the parish of Alma, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada. The village is centered on the small delta of the Upper Salmon River and Cleveland Brook, where they empty into Salisbury Bay.
  13. Alma is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 842 at the 2010 census. The source of the town name is uncertain. It may come from the Latin word for "nourishing", or it may be named for a city in Germany.
  14. Alma is an unincorporated community in Catron County, New Mexico, United States, north of Glenwood and south of Reserve.
  15. Alma is a ghost town in Santa Clara County in California, United States. It lies beneath the waters of the Lexington Reservoir above Los Gatos. The location is latitude 37.18N and longitude 121.98W. It was 551 feet above sea level.
  16. Alma is a small rural community located in southwestern Stephens County, Oklahoma. The Alma Post Office, said to be named for Alma Peeples, was opened February 14, 1906. The Alma School District was consolidated with the one at Velma.
  17. Alma is an unincorporated community in Clarke County, Alabama, United States. The community was named for Alma Flinn, a local teacher.
  18. Alma is a town in Victoria, Australia, along the Maryborough – St Arnaud Road, west of Maryborough. In the 2006 census, Alma and the surrounding area had a population of 692.
  19. Alma is a town in Jackson County, Wisconsin in the United States. The population was 983 at the 2000 census. The Village of Alma Center is located within the town. The ghost town of Wrightsville was also located in the town.
  20. Alma a.k.a. Alma, Louisiana: Alma was the name of a community located in southeastern Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. The community was located east of Lakeland.
  21. Alma is a town in Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 297 at the 2010 census. The city of Alma is located along the western town line. The unincorporated community of Tell is located in the town.
  22. Alma a.k.a. Alma, Oregon: Alma is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States. Alma is located on Siuslaw River Road near the Siuslaw River, 22 miles west-southwest of Eugene.
  23. Alma a.k.a. Alma, Virginia: Alma is an unincorporated community in Page County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. The community is said to have been named, in the mid-1850s, by local doctor James Lee Gillespie. The doctor, who relocated to Page County around 1851 is said to have been a follower of events of the Crimean War, and is believed to have named the little village either for the Battle of Alma or the Alma River, in the Ukraine.

There are other places with in their name, like Alma's, Alma-Ata, Alma Park, Lake Alma, Alma Negra, Alma College, Alma Junction, Alma Park Zoo, Alma Township, Pont de l'Alma.

Phrases with Alma

Phrases starting with the word Alma:

  1. alma mater
  2. Alma Sedge
  3. Alma nilotica

Phrases ending with the word Alma:

  1. Bela Alma
  2. Carex alma
  3. genus Alma
  4. Eresia Alma
  5. Garrha Alma
  6. Miresa Alma
  7. Sciara Alma
  8. Anatole Alma
  9. Caricea alma
  10. Euterpe Alma
  11. Scopula Alma
  12. Copsyrna Alma
  13. Epallage Alma
  14. Labedera Alma
  15. Machimia Alma
  16. Mangelia Alma
  17. Anthomyia alma

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Google previewUnited Shield (1913)

by United Cigar-Whelan Stores Corporation

The Alma is a Winner The Alma cigarette is going like a race-horse. In several territories, it is taking a...

Google previewPost-War Modernist Cinema and Philosophy (2012)

Confronting Negativity and Time by H. Ford

Alma is a psychiatric nurse who subsequently performs both carer and admirer to the strange woman who refuses to speak. As Elisabet's negative subjectivity generates increasingly infectious power during the film, itismore than the troubled ...

Google previewStella Adler on America's Master Playwrights (2012)

Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee by Stella Adler

Alma is a southern woman who has come down through time with a need for beauty and soulfulness. You'll say, offhand, ...

Google previewThis Is How You Lose Her (2012)

by Junot Díaz

Alma is a Mason Gross student, oneofthose Sonic Youth, comicbook reading alternatinas without whom you might neverhave lost your virginity. Grew up in Hoboken, part ofthe Latino community that gotits heart burned out in the eighties, ...

Google previewOn Becoming Nuyoricans (2005)

by Angela Anselmo, Alma Rubal-Lopez

Alma is a problem solver, ...

Google previewThe Living Age ... (1892)

The Alma is an awkward place to get at, for the battle-field is some eighteen miles from the railwaystation of the name, and no conveyance can be got nearer than Simferopol, which is therefore the best point to start from. Considering how flat ...

Google previewKritisch-etymologisches Wörterbuch der magyarischen Sprache, etc. (Magyaricae linguae lexicon critico-etymologicum, etc.). (1833)


lllati-»ösztön , animalisstimulus, instinctus, der thierische Antrieb, der Instinct , Naturtrieb, 'Alma , (olma, tschuvassice) malum , der Apfel. *) Composíta en.' alma. l.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Crimean War (2002)

by Guy Arnold

ALMA, BATTLE OF ° 9 ently had any accurate idea of the landscape or climate of the Crimea, there had been no advance planning in relation to taking Sebastopol , no reconnaissance, and at first the Allies did not have heavy siege artillery.

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My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. (Malcolm X)
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Scrabble value of A1L1M3A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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