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Alme \Al"me\, ||Almeh \Al"meh\, n. [Ar. 'almah (fem.) learned, fr. 'alama to know: cf. F. alm['e]e.] An Egyptian dancing girl; an Alma.

The Almehs lift their arms in dance.
--Bayard Taylor. [1913 Webster] ||


n. (alternative form of almah English)


Alme may refer to:

  • Alme (river), a tributary of the Lippe in Germany
  • Almè, a municipality in the province of Bergamo, Italy
  • Almé Z, a sire of show jumping horses
  • Almeh, a type of female entertainers in Egypt
Alme (river)

The Alme is a long river in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Lippe, into which it flows near Paderborn. The Alme defines the Alme Valley and flows through the towns Büren, Borchen and Paderborn.


Almè is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region Lombardy, located about northeast of Milan and about northwest of Bergamo.

Almè borders the following municipalities: Almenno San Bartolomeo, Almenno San Salvatore, Paladina, Sorisole, Villa d'Almè. Part of Almè's territory is included in the Parco dei Colli di Bergamo, and is crossed by river Quisa.

Usage examples of "alme".

Consider whereaboute we are, not giveing almes, but furnishing a store house.