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 […]
a city in S New Mexico: first atomic bomb exploded in the desert about 50 miles (80 km) NW of here, July 16, 1945. Historical Examples Army officials simply stated that a munitions storage area had accidentally exploded at the Alamogordo Bombing Range. Trinity [Atomic test] Site White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs Office There […]