- a member of an American Indian people of Arizona.
- the Yuman dialect of the Yuma Indians, mutually intelligible with the dialect of the Mohave Indians.
- a city in SW Arizona, on the Colorado River.
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Examples from the Web for yuma
The first movie—3:10 to Yuma—starred Glenn Ford and came from a 1953 story that had appeared in Dime Western.Elmore Leonard’s Rocky Road to Fame and Fortune
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He pointed to Yuma, Ariz., as a prime example of where that partnership works.U.S. Drug and Immigration Checkpoints Take Toll on Border Towns
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“They told me I was going to get deported,” Chang said of the border-patrol officers she encountered on the outskirts of Yuma.Despite Obama’s Order, Deportation Looms for an Immigrant Dreamer
June 23, 2012
And, as the revulsion of feeling set in, Petty set out for Yuma.A Wounded Name
The first steamboat to reach Yuma with supplies was the Uncle Sam, which arrived in 1852.
Yuma is the place where the infamous "Doc" Glanton and his gang operated.
Yuma, of which I have just spoken, is famed for many reasons.
Well, they make their getaway at Yuma after Struve has killed a guard.A Texas Ranger
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