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Yuma

[yoo-muh] /ˈyu mə/
noun, plural Yumas (especially collectively) Yuma for 1.
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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  • Yuma was the only new employee in the Basin that Penny could look at without an instinctive feeling of revulsion.

    The Lone Ranger Rides Fran Striker
  • And, as the revulsion of feeling set in, Petty set out for Yuma.

    A Wounded Name Charles King
  • As her fingers grasped its butt she heard a slight sound and Yuma was upon her from behind, pinning her arms to her 278 sides.

    The Coming of the Law Charles Alden Seltzer
  • Yuma, of which I have just spoken, is famed for many reasons.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady
  • There is another name for singing that, Av'alyunu, but it is the Yuma who will learn that.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • Yuma is the place where the infamous "Doc" Glanton and his gang operated.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady
  • When the Gila City gold rush set in Yuma was the point to which the adventurers came to reach the new city.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady

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