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Relating to or characteristic of the US state of Alabama or its inhabitants:‘his deep voice was laced with a hint of an Alabaman accent’
- ‘Bains recruited a set of Alabaman and Georgian musicians as his backing band.’
- ‘The short story was penned by a young Alabaman writer.’
- ‘Rachel tells her Alabaman prom date the truth about herself and his reaction makes the scales fall from her eyes.’
- ‘Is there anything distinctly Alabaman on the menu?’
A native or inhabitant of the US state of Alabama:‘an Alabaman by birth and a Texan by upbringing’
- ‘Alabamans have long held a jaded but honest view of politicians.’
- ‘A blunt but affable Alabaman, he was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and saw combat as a naval aviator early in World War II.’
- ‘From the wall peered down a portrait of former Justice Black, a native Alabaman and one of Arlen's inspirations.’
- ‘Alabamans certainly know a quarterback is most accurately judged by his wins.’
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