Main definitions of Yuma in English

: Yuma1Yuma2

Yuma1

proper noun

  • A city in southwestern Arizona, near the Colorado River and the Mexican border; population 90,041 (est. 2008)

Pronunciation

Yuma

/ˈyo͞omə/

Main definitions of Yuma in English

: Yuma1Yuma2

Yuma2

noun

  • 1A member of an American Indian people living mainly in southwestern Arizona.

  • 2The Yuman language of the Yumas.

adjective

  • Relating to the Yuma.

    • ‘About 39 percent of Colorado's ag receipts come from Weld and Yuma counties.’
    • ‘The Western Growers Association accuses Yuma area agents of cracking down on illegal alien farm workers and scaring away legal workers at the same time.’

Origin

From Pima yumĭ.

Pronunciation

Yuma

/ˈyo͞omə/