Meaning of Alabama

Al•a•bam•a

Pronunciation: (al"u-bam'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in the SE United States. 3,890,061; 51,609 sq. mi. (133,670 sq. km). Cap.: Montgomery. Abbr.: AL (for use with zip code), Ala.
  2. a river flowing SW from central Alabama to the Mobile River. 315 mi. (505 km) long.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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