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Selma

[sel-muh] /ˈsɛl mə/
noun
1.
a city in central Alabama, on the Alabama River.
2.
a town in central California.
3.
a female given name.
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City in south-central Alabama.

Note: In 1965, during the civil rights movement, Selma was the center of a registration drive for black voters, led by Martin Luther King, Jr.
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