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

  • 1"( plural same or Yumas ) "A 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/