Definitions for alamoˈæl əˌmoʊ, ˈɑ lə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Alamo(noun)

    a siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836; Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico

Wiktionary

  1. alamo(Noun)

    A poplar tree of Southwestern U.S.; the cottonwood.

  2. Alamo(ProperNoun)

    An infamous fort in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

  3. Alamo(ProperNoun)

    Something heavily guarded.

  4. Origin: From álamo

Freebase

  1. Alamo

    Alamo, Texas, in what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. This town was incorporated in 1924, and it was named for the Alamo Land and Sugar Company, not the famous Texas Alamo Mission, 240 miles to the north. The town is located in an area of abundant vegetable farming and citrus groves, and it is a noted winter resort/retirement town near the Mexico-U.S. border. Alamo is also one of the Rio Grande Valley's gateways to Mexico, via U.S. Route 281 and Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas. Alamo's population was just 18,353 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census. Alamo is part of the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission and Reynosa–McAllen metropolitan areas.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alamo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alamo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sarah Gould:

    Other than the Alamo, which has had quite a bit of changes to it, the other four are in really wonderful condition.

  2. City Councilman Joe Krier:

    We need for Alamo Plaza to have the kind of reverence and respect for history that we see in places like the battlefield at Gettysburg and at the monuments at Pearl Harbor.

  3. Kim Barker:

    What the Spanish intended was that the Mission be the seed of a community. So it was a success, we need to respect that, at the end of the day, it did its job. It is in the middle of a very large city. And that is also part of the story of the Alamo.

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