Alma


Alma

Alma may refer to:

Media

Print media

*"Alma" (novel), a 1922 novel by Oswald de Andrade
*"Alma" (play), a drama by Joshua Sobol about Alma Mahler-Werfel
*"Alma Cogan" (novel), a 1991 novel by Gordon Burn
*ALMA Magazine, Spanish language magazine for the Hispanic community in the U.S.

Visual media

*ALMA Awards, U.S. awards for Latinos performers
*Alma, a Greater Fiend from the video game "Ninja Gaiden"
*Alma Halliwell, a character on the soap opera "Coronation Street"
*Alma Hodge, character on the soap opera "Desperate Housewives"
*Alma Wade, an antagonist from the game "F.E.A.R."

ciences

*Almas (cryptozoology), a Mongolian name for "wild man" (singular), a cryptozoological species
*Alma-0, a programming language
*Tropical Storm Alma, any of several named tropical cyclones
*A name for the wild apple, "malus sieversii", in Kazakh and Hungarian

Academics

*Alma College, a private, liberal arts college in Alma, Michigan
*Alma mater, a term of academia

Religion

*Book of Alma, a part of "The Book of Mormon"
*Alma the Elder, in the Books of Mosiah and Alma, part of "The Book of Mormon"
*Alma the Younger, son of Alma the Elder, namesake of the "Book of Alma" in "The Book of Mormon"

Transportation

*"Alma" (1891), an 1891-built scow schooner now preserved in San Francisco, California
*Alma (French automobile), an inter-war French automobile
*Alma Steam Motors, an American steam automobile built in 1938
*ALMA de Mexico (ALMA Aerolíneas Mesoamericanas), a Mexican airline based in Guadalajara, Mexico

Acronyms

*Atacama Large Millimeter Array, an array of radio telescopes in Chile
*Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing & Acoustics International, a professional organization for the global loudspeaker industry
*Adoptees' Liberty Movement Association AKA The ALMA Society, an American adoption search and support group

Places

Australia

* Alma, Victoria, a gold mining town in Victoria, Australia
* Port Alma, Queensland, an Australian port in Queensland

Canada

* Alma, New Brunswick, a fishing village on the Bay of Fundy
* Alma, Ontario, a small village in Ontario, Canada
* Alma, Quebec, a town in Quebec, Canada
* Lake Alma, Saskatchewan, a village in Saskatchewan, Canada

Europe

*Alma Bridge, a remembrance bridge dedicated to the Battle of Alma in Paris, France
*Alma River (Ukraine), site of the 1854 Battle of Alma in the Crimean War

Israel

*Alma, Israel, a moshav in the Galilee

Lebanon

*Alma, Lebanon

New Zealand

*Alma River, New Zealand
*Alma, New Zealand, a small locality in the North Otago district of New Zealand

Romania

*Alma, Sibiu, a commune in Sibiu County

outh Africa

*Alma, Limpopo, a village in the Limpopo Province of South Africa

United States

*Alma, Arkansas
*Alma, Colorado
*Alma, Georgia
*Alma, Illinois
*Alma, Kansas
*Alma, Michigan
*Alma, Missouri
*Alma, Nebraska
*Alma, New Mexico
*Alma, New York
*Alma, Texas
*Alma, Wisconsin, a city in Buffalo County
*Alma, Buffalo County, Wisconsin, a town in Buffalo County
*Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin, a town in Jackson County
*Alma Center, Wisconsin, a village in Jackson County

People

*Alma Cogan (1932-1966), British pop singer of the 1950s and '60s
*Alma Guillermoprieto (b. 1949), Mexican journalist
*Alma Mahler (1879-1964), wife of Gustav Mahler, Walter Gropius, Franz Werfel and subject of a song by Tom Lehrer
*Alma Reville (1899-1982), wife of Alfred Hitchcock, assistant director, screenwriter and editor


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