Alma

[ al-muh; for 1 also French al-mah ]
/ ˈæl mə; for 1 also French alˈmɑ /
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noun

a town in SE Quebec, in SE Canada.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “kind.”

Definition for alma (2 of 2)

almah

[ al-muh ]
/ ˈæl mə /

noun

(in Egypt) a woman or girl who dances or sings professionally.
Also al·ma, alme, almeh.

Origin of almah

< Egyptian Arabic ʿalmah, variant of Arabic ʿālimah literally, knowledgeable
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