[ yoo-muh ]


, plural Yu·mas (especially collectively) Yu·ma
  1. a member of an American Indian people of Arizona.
  2. the Yuman dialect of the Yuma Indians, mutually intelligible with the dialect of the Mohave Indians.
  3. a city in SW Arizona, on the Colorado River.

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Example Sentences

Last month, Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Heitke told inewsource that the San Diego sector was receiving four to seven buses a day filled with about 50 people each from Yuma so they could be processed.

Head to Yuma, which the Guinness Book of World Records has designated the world’s sunniest city, for a permit and an ATV rental.

While driving through 116-degree Yuma, Arizona, on a late-August road trip, when every other food item not in the cooler melted in the van, I was surprised to find my drinks floating in ice and chilly water.

The light gray line shows how much water flowed on the Colorado at Yuma.

The first movie—3:10 to Yuma—starred Glenn Ford and came from a 1953 story that had appeared in Dime Western.

He pointed to Yuma, Ariz., as a prime example of where that partnership works.

“They told me I was going to get deported,” Chang said of the border-patrol officers she encountered on the outskirts of Yuma.

Of the twenty trappers who had accompanied them across the plains from Fort Yuma, only seven remained.

Their food is amole, bellota and pinole and their chiefs are called Mule and Yuma.

Your Yuma, who ran away, showed too much skill to be a servant.

The Yuma proper are large physically, and finely proportioned.

From these Yuma Indians I take the name for the group now under notice.