Alamogordo



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 will be no caravan leaving from Alamogordo, N.M., for this event.
Trinity [Atomic test] Site White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs Office

This transformation has been brought to pass in the seven years from Alamogordo to Eniwetok.
State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman

Alamogordo is 4,000 feet above the sea level, and has one of the finest natural parks in the United States.
From North Carolina to Southern California Without a Ticket and How I Did It John Peele

For a hat I was wearing a wide-brimmed sombrero, purchased from a Mexican merchant at Alamogordo.
From North Carolina to Southern California Without a Ticket and How I Did It John Peele

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