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Yu·ma 1

n. pl. Yuma or Yu·mas

[Spanish, from O'odham yuumi.]

Yu·ma 2

A city of southwest Arizona on the Colorado River. It grew as a river crossing during the California gold rush in the mid-1800s.
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Authorities discovered a silver Jeep Cherokee teetering atop the fence near Yuma, Arizona just after midnight Tuesday.
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For $10 to visit both parts of the museum, it's amazingly good value and enjoyable - like much of Yuma and the surrounding area.