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Yuma

[yoo-muh]
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noun, plural Yu·mas (especially collectively) Yu·ma for 1.
  1. a member of an American Indian people of Arizona.
  2. the Yuman dialect of the Yuma Indians, mutually intelligible with the dialect of the Mohave Indians.
  3. a city in SW Arizona, on the Colorado River.
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  • And, as the revulsion of feeling set in, Petty set out for Yuma.

    A Wounded Name

    Charles King

  • The first steamboat to reach Yuma with supplies was the Uncle Sam, which arrived in 1852.

  • Yuma is the place where the infamous "Doc" Glanton and his gang operated.

  • Yuma, of which I have just spoken, is famed for many reasons.

  • Well, they make their getaway at Yuma after Struve has killed a guard.

    A Texas Ranger

    William MacLeod Raine