[ hoo-muh ]
/ ˈhu mə /


a city in S Louisiana.

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Examples from the Web for houma

  • These little triumphs of communication in Houma may help lighten the mood, but they also have a troublingly hollow feel.

    BP Makes Friends|Rebecca Dana|June 21, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • It wasn't very long till Mr. Sack went off to Houma with some other men, and pretty soon we knew he was in the War.

  • I confided to him all that had occurred from the time of my leaving New Orleans, up to the period of our meeting upon the Houma.

    The Quadroon|Mayne Reid