- a city in West Midlands, in central England.
- a city in central Alabama.
- a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
Examples from the Web for birmingham
The 20 locals whom More claimed to have had sex with in Birmingham, however, seemed to enjoy their van time.
“It obviously sends out the message that this kind of thing goes on in Birmingham,” Mahmood told the Birmingham Mail.
Pete stuck his thumb out at the age of 17 and hitch hiked out of Birmingham, England.London’s Pagan Counterculture Kings
October 12, 2014
Since then, of course, he has sold everything that comes off the desk in the study in Birmingham to Hollywood.
The Saab makes its way slowly through Bloomfield Hills, the tony Detroit suburb next to Birmingham.
I have suffered much since your brother carried me to Birmingham.
When I had last seen my people, they were living near Birmingham.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume I
Mrs. Humphry Ward
This is a sort of bloated Manchester or Birmingham of the district.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
At Birmingham, as I am informed, one has not far to look for an example of this.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)
I have been in England, and several times in Birmingham, and I have heard them talk.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
- an industrial city in central England, in Birmingham unitary authority, in the West Midlands: the second largest city in Great Britain; two cathedrals; three universities (1900, 1966, 1992). Pop: 970 892 (2001)informal Brummie
- a unitary authority in central England, in the West Midlands. Pop: 992 100 (2003 est). Area: 283 sq km (109 sq miles)
- (ˈbɜːmɪŋˌhæm) an industrial city in N central Alabama: rich local deposits of coal, iron ore, and other minerals. Pop: 236 620 (2003 est)
Word Origin and History for birmingham
industrial city in central England, 1086, Bermingehame, literally "homestead of the place (or people) named for Beorma, some forgotten Anglo-Saxon person, whose name probably is a shortening of Beornmund. The Birmingham in Alabama, U.S., was founded 1871 as an industrial center and named for the English city.
City in north-central Alabama; largest city in the state.