Selma

[ sel-muh ]
/ ˈsɛl mə /

noun

a city in central Alabama, on the Alabama River.
a town in central California.
a female given name.
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Selma


City in south-central Alabama.

Note

In 1965, during the civil rights movement, Selma was the center of a registration drive for black voters, led by Martin Luther King, Jr.
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