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Alma

[al-muh; for 1 also French al-mah] /ˈæl mə; for 1 also French alˈmɑ/
noun
1.
a town in SE Quebec, in SE Canada.
2.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “kind.”.
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fem. proper name, from Latin Alma "nourishing," fem. of almus; from alere "to nourish" (see old).

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