An Egyptian singer or dancing-girl used for entertainment or as a professional mourner.
, popular in the 19th century.
Places in the U.S., Canada, and several other countries.
One of two prophets, the Elder and the Younger, and a book in the Book of Mormon.
Origin: Usually explained as alma. It has also been used as a diminutive of compound names beginning with the element Amal-, as in Amelia.
alt. of Almah
Alma is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Almah, al′ma, n. an Egyptian dancing-girl.—Also Alme, Almeh. [Ar. ‛almah, learned, ‛alamah, to know.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a river in the Crimea, half-way between Eupatoria and Sebastopol, where the allied English, French, and Turkish armies defeated the Russians under Prince Menschikoff, Sept. 20, 1854.
The numerical value of ALMA in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ALMA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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Love my alma mater, but rooting for a Hawkeyes win today. #RoseBowl.
They are embarrassed by their alma mater and that sends a pretty powerful statement.
Professor Ordinarius of Oriental Languages and Professor Extra-Ordinarius of Theology at Alma MaterGiessen.
Ohio Gov. John Kasichplans to launch his presidential bid on July 21in Columbus, hoping his strength in the quintessential swing state will help him win over Republican voters who aim to take back the White House in 2016. Kasich will share his presidential intentions at his alma mater, Ohio State University, said Chris Schrimpf, a spokesman for the governor's 2016 effort.
Investigations of gas motion with radio telescopes may provide a complementary way to search for dark black holes, the ongoing wide area survey observations of the Milky Way with the Nobeyama 45-m telescope and high-resolution observations of nearby galaxies using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have the potential to increase the number of black hole candidates dramatically.
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