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bama

or 'bam·a

[bam-uh]Informal.
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noun
  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a person from Alabama or the southern U.S.: I’m proud to be a bama.
  2. an unsophisticated, unfashionable, or ignorant person; a hick: All these bamas don’t know a thing.
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adjective
  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) of or relating to Alabama or the southern U.S.: spicy ‘bama flavors;a celebration of bama blackness.
  2. of or characteristic of a hick; unsophisticated, unfashionable, or ignorant: Those boots are so bama.
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Origin of bama

shortening of Alabama
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  • When I got a piece along the road, I heard something go 124 bama fall of rock, or something, down the cliff.

    The Heart of Canyon Pass

    Thomas K. Holmes