Definition of Alabama in English:


Line breaks: Ala|bama
Pronunciation: /ˌaləˈbamə
A state in the south-eastern US, on the Gulf of Mexico; population 4,661,900 (est. 2008); capital, Montgomery. It became the 22nd state in 1819.



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  • Riley has openly promoted the tax reform to Alabamans as justified by religion, saying, ‘According to our Christian ethics, we're supposed to love God, love each other and help take care of the poor.’
  • But the vast majority of Christians have reacted to such inappropriate pronouncements with the same indifference with which Alabamans treated Riley's theological arguments.
  • There's a tradeoff here - Alabamans pay the lowest state taxes in the nation, but they also rank near the bottom in quality of education.

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