loma

noun (1)
lo·ma | \ˈlōmə\
plural -s

Definition of loma 

(Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Southwest

: a broad-topped hill

Loma

noun (2)
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plural Loma or Lomas

Definition of Loma (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a people of the border regions of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and the Republic of Guinea

b : a member of such people

2 : a Mande language of the Loma people

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History and Etymology for loma

Noun (1)

Spanish, from lomo loin, back of an animal, from Latin lumbus loin

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