What does Alabama mean?

Definitions for Alabamaˌæl əˈbæm ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Alabama.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Alabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State, AL(noun)

    a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

  2. Alabama(noun)

    a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in what is now the state of Alabama

    "the Alabamas were members of the Creek Confederacy"

  3. Alabama, Alabama River(noun)

    a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile River

  4. Alabama(noun)

    the Muskhogean language of the Alabama

Wiktionary

  1. Alabama(ProperNoun)

    A state of the United States of America (postal abbreviation AL) in the south-eastern United States with its capital at Montgomery, and Birmingham as its largest city.

  2. Alabama(ProperNoun)

    The , which runs through the state of Alabama.

  3. Alabama(ProperNoun)

    A Native American tribe originally from central Alabama.

  4. Alabama(ProperNoun)

    The language of the Alabama Nation.

  5. Origin: From Albaamaha

Freebase

  1. Alabama

    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. From the American Civil War until World War II, Alabama, like many Southern states, suffered economic hardship, in part because of continued dependence on agriculture. Despite the growth of major industries and urban centers, white rural interests dominated the state legislature until the 1960s, while urban interests and African Americans were under-represented. Following World War II, Alabama experienced growth as the economy of the state transitioned from one primarily based on agriculture to one with diversified interests. The establishment or expansion of multiple United States Armed Forces installations added to the state economy and helped bridge the gap between an agricultural and industrial economy during the mid-20th century. The state economy in the 21st century is dependent on management, automotive, finance, manufacturing, aerospace, mineral extraction, healthcare, education, retail, and technology.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alabama in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alabama in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Susan Watson:

    We will see marriage equality in Alabama tomorrow. I don't think the probate judges in Alabama are going to defy a federal court judge's order.

  2. Chris Stoll:

    Justice Moore's administrative order is meaningless. Every probate judge in Alabama should be complying with (Obergefell v. Hodges) and a federal district court in Alabama has directly ordered them to do that.

  3. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley:

    After full consideration of this weekend's attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris, I will oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, as Nathan Deal, I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm's way.

  4. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley:

    After full consideration of this weekend's attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris, I will oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, as your Governor, I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm's way.

  5. Owner Rosanne Nettles:

    Every social event is a big deal in the South. People love to dress up and we love football, we realized that we could not keep in stock red and black, as customers were calling from all over for Georgia and Alabama game-day apparel. As we started to introduce more navy, we noticed that Auburn fans started calling also.

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