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alma is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of alma in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of alma


  1. A female given name from Latin, popular in the 19th century.
  2. An unincorporated rural community in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  3. An unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States.
  4. A town in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States.
  5. A small city, the county seat of Wabaunsee County, Kansas, United States.
  6. A small city, the county seat of Buffalo County, Wisconsin, United States.
  7. A town in Allegany County, New York, United States.
  8. A town in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, United States.
  9. A small city, the county seat of Harlan County, Nebraska, United States.
  10. A town in Quebec, Canada.
  11. One of two prophets, the Elder and the Younger, and a book in the Book of Mormon.
  12. An unincorporated rural community in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada.
  13. A ghost town in Santa Clara County, California, United States.
  14. A city, the county seat of Bacon County, Georgia, United States.
  15. An unincorporated community in Catron County, New Mexico, United States.
  16. A city in Crawford County, Arkansas, United States.
  17. A village in Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  18. A ghost town in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States.
  19. A village in Marion County, Illinois, United States.
  20. A settlement in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  21. A statutory town in Park County, Colorado, United States.
  22. An unincorporated community in Clarke County, Alabama, United States.
  23. A city in Gratiot County, Michigan, United States.
  24. An unincorporated community in Stephens County, Oklahoma, United States.
  25. An unincorporated community in Ross County, Ohio, United States.
  26. A small city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States.
  27. Places in Canada:.
  28. An unincorporated community in Page County, Virginia, United States.
  29. A town in Ellis County, Texas, United States.
  30. Non-standard capitalisation of ALMA (Acronym of Atacama Large Millimeter Array.).
  31. Places in the U.S.:.


  1. An Egyptian singer or dancing-girl employed for entertainment or as a professional mourner.

alma frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word alma occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics alma can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that alma can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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