- a city in central Alabama, on the Alabama River.
- a town in central California.
- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for selma
Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil Rights drama Selma.Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers
January 8, 2015
Having finally seen Selma on November 17, I must report, sadly, that I do not share the enthusiasm the film has generated so far.
Because I was living with this story, I watched closely as Hollywood considered making a film about Selma.
In 2009, Lee Daniels announced that he would direct Selma and that Liam Neeson would play President Lyndon Johnson.
Selma becomes a biopic in which the hero shines while those who worked beside him are overlooked or relegated to the sidelines.
She's real quick at startin', Selma is, when she's shoved brisk from behind.Torchy, Private Sec.
From Mobile to Meridian, and after some days to Selma, ninety miles east.
In the morning he left, as he purposed, and I returned to Selma.
Selma ceased to be of importance, and my quarters were returned to Meridian.
With Selma liable to show up, he was ready to do as he was told.The House of Torchy
City in south-central Alabama.
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