a town on the N coast of Egypt, about 70 miles (113 km) W of Alexandria: decisive British victory October 1942.
See El Alamein
a village on the N coast of Egypt, about 112 km (70 miles) west of Alexandria: scene of a decisive Allied victory over the Axis forces (1942)
a poplar. a Franciscan mission in San Antonio, Texas, besieged by Mexicans on February 23, 1836, during the Texan war for independence and taken on March 6, 1836, with its entire garrison killed. Contemporary Examples As a boy in alamo, a tiny Mormon ranching community in Lincoln County 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Lamb […]
- Los alamitos
a town in S California.
a lightweight, glossy silk fabric used in the manufacture of scarfs, hoods, etc. . Historical Examples Set of Elizabethian sheep’s trotters, from the Hearl of alamode. Punch,or The London Charivari, Volume 105, July 22nd, 1893 Various On first night of the news plaintiff was quite delirious; took six plates of alamode beef, and two pots […]