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a state in the SE United States. 51,609 sq. mi. (133,670 sq. km).
Capital: Montgomery.
Abbreviation: AL (for use with zip code), Ala.
a river flowing SW from central Alabama to the Mobile River. 315 miles (505 km) long.
Historical Examples

So the discussion waxes hot, and the dusky alabamian has some fear, even, that his last day may be drawing very near.
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty

Mr. Murphy is an alabamian, very familiar with Southern conditions.
The Southern South Albert Bushnell Hart

He was evidently anxious to find himself a free agent, and this time even the alabamian did not seek to detain him.
Border and Bastille George A. Lawrence

My mother was born in Virginia and my father was an alabamian.
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States Work Projects Administration

He was a true alabamian and could be neither scared nor driven.
Death Valley in ’49 William Lewis Manly

Bowdon College, in Georgia, derived its name from this distinguished alabamian.
Makers and Romance of Alabama History B. F. Riley

The alabamian for Spring is a magazine unique amongst the publications of the United.
Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft

All bade me good-bye, and my little alabamian assured me that he was proud of having been the first to assist me.
A Confederate Girl’s Diary Sarah Margan Dawson

Rodes’s alabamian’s passed the abattis, touched the breastworks.
The Long Roll Mary Johnston

I never saw the alabamian again, though I heard from him once, as will appear hereafter.
Border and Bastille George A. Lawrence

of or relating to Alabama or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Alabama
a state of the southeastern US, on the Gulf of Mexico: consists of coastal and W lowlands crossed by the Tombigbee, Black Warrior, and Alabama Rivers, with parts of the Tennessee Valley and Cumberland Plateau in the north; noted for producing cotton and white marble. Capital: Montgomery. Pop: 4 500 752 (2003 est). Area: 131 333 sq km (50 708 sq miles) Abbreviation Ala, (with zip code) AL
a river in Alabama, flowing southwest to the Mobile and Tensaw Rivers. Length: 507 km (315 miles)

created and named as a U.S. territory 1817 by a division of Mississippi Territory; ultimately named for one of the native peoples who lived there, who speak Muskogean. Their name probably is from a Choctaw term meaning “plant-cutters.”

State in the southeastern United States bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Its capital is Montgomery, and its largest city is Birmingham.

Note: One of the Confederate states during the Civil War.


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