loma

1 of 2

noun (1)

lo·​ma
ˈlōmə
plural -s
chiefly Southwest
: a broad-topped hill

Loma

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural Loma or Lomas
1
a
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

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

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“Loma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loma. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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