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[yoo-muh] /ˈyu mə/
noun, plural Yumas (especially collectively) Yuma for 1.
a member of an American Indian people of Arizona.
the Yuman dialect of the Yuma Indians, mutually intelligible with the dialect of the Mohave Indians.
a city in SW Arizona, on the Colorado River. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • And, as the revulsion of feeling set in, Petty set out for Yuma.

    A Wounded Name Charles King
  • Yuma, of which I have just spoken, is famed for many reasons.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady
  • The first steamboat to reach Yuma with supplies was the Uncle Sam, which arrived in 1852.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady
  • Yuma is the place where the infamous "Doc" Glanton and his gang operated.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady
  • Well, they make their getaway at Yuma after Struve has killed a guard.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • I know you're acquainted with the others, Mr. Struve is from Yuma.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • Yuma drew a bandanna from his pocket, then paused as he looked again at Penny.

    The Lone Ranger Rides Fran Striker

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