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n. pl. Alabama or Al·a·bam·as
1. A member of a tribe of the Creek confederacy formerly inhabiting southern Alabama and now located in eastern Texas.
2. The Muskogean language of the Alabama.
[Alabama Alba·mo, Alabama person.]
Al·a·bam·a 2(ăl′ə-băm′ə) Abbr. AL or Ala.
A state of the southeast United States. It was admitted as the 22nd state in 1819. Alabama was first explored by the Spanish, and the southern section was claimed by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase (1803). Montgomery is the capital and Birmingham the largest city.
Al′a·ba′mi·an (-bā′mē-ən), Al′a·bam′an adj. & n.
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(Placename) of or relating to Alabama or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Alabama
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