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- We faded away, Alamo troop, ere we were poor; to Malaya waded a few.
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Definition of the noun alamo
What does alamo mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- alamo: alamos
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- 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
- region: San Antonio
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- instance of: butchery / carnage / mass murder / massacre / slaughter = the savage and excessive killing of many people; beleaguering / besieging / military blockade / siege = the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Alternative definition of the noun alamo
- A poplar tree of Southwestern U.S.; the cottonwood.
- Alamo, Texas, located in the Rio Grade Valley what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town known as "The Refuge to the Valley" in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. This town was incorporated in 1924, and it was named for the abundance of Alamo Cottenwood trees that grew on the land that was owned by the Alamo Land and Sugar Company, not for the famous "The Alamo" in San Antonio, 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, Tamaulipasas well as gateway to the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. Alamo's population was 18,353 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census.
- Alamo is a town in Crockett County, Tennessee. Its population was 2,461 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census. Alamo, for historical reasons, is the county seat of Crockett County. Alamo is located in the central part of West Tennessee, about 30 miles from the Mississippi River.
- Alamo is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about 90 miles north of Las Vegas. Its elevation is 3,449 feet. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 1,080. Founded in 1901, Alamo is named after the Spanish word for "poplar" due to the presence of that type of tree.
- Alamo is a city in Wheeler County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 2,797. The city is the county seat of Wheeler County.
- Alamo is a city in Williams County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 57 at the 2010 census. Alamo was founded in 1916.
- Alamo is a town in Ripley Township, Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. The population was 66 at the 2010 census.
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John Wayne (2005)
The Man Behind the Myth by Michael Munn
Time was a little less cruel: "77ze Alamo is the biggest Western ever made. Wayne & Co. have not quite managed to make it the worst.
Worldview Flux (2000)
Perplexed Values Among Postmodern Peoples by Jim Norwine, Jonathan M. Smith
As a pervasive representation in the urban landscape, and centered in the city's emblem, the Alamo is the symbol of San Antonio and the city's...
Riding the Edge of America by Derek Lundy
The Alamo is a sh rine—its main extant building is the old mission church—and also a place of secular veneration and devotion. Its care and maintenance were assigned by legislation in 1905 to the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
From the Vantage Point of Comparative Philosophy by Bo Mou, Richard Tieszen
The meaning of the Alamo is that tyranny must be opposed. Someone who asserted (17) would either assume or presuppose that the audience knows the appropriate person or group or ...
by Gail Collins
“The Alamo is a great monument to heroism. It's not a great monument to intelligence,” opined james Haley, a biographer of Houston. “They had a reason to be there. They just ran out of luck,” said Stephen Harrigan, the author of The Gates ...
The Country Gentleman (1919)
free from motor trouble by installing the Silent Electric Light and Power Plant The Silent Alamo is a complete unit.
101 Accessible Vacations (2007)
Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers by Candy B Harrington
Originally named Mission San Antonio de Valero, the Alamo is a true Texas landmark. Not only is it a tribute to the men who perished defending San Antonio from Santa Anna's army, but it's also a symbol of determination, honor and courage.
San Augustine County (2010)
by John Oglesbee, Betty Oglesbee
Today the Alamo is the most revered historic site (and the most visited) in the state of Texas. The Daughters of the Republic of Texas are custodians of the Alamo. Admission is free. (Sketch by Richard Murphy.) Two THE WAY WE WERE ...
Map Skills - United States (2010)
by R. Scott House, Patti M. House
Once a fort, the Alamo is an important place in this state's history.
by Paul Franklin
View map The Alamo The Alamo is the most visited.
Blessed with Tourists (2004)
The Borderlands of Religion and Tourism in San Antonio by Thomas S. Bremer
In 1874, Edward King wrote: "The Alamo is the shrine to which every pilgrim ...
by Roxie Munro
The Alamo, San Antonio Originally a Spanish mission, the Alamo is the fort in which 1 89 brave ...
Grasses, Pods, Vines, Weeds (2015)
Decorating with Texas Naturals by Quentin Steitz
The alamo is a versatile vine offering two distinct forms for designing. The fruits from an early stage are tear-drop shapes on green vines for fresh designs. The dried flowerlike pods are secured on brown vines for dried arrangements.
by Richard T. Schaefer
The Alamo, originally named Mision San Antonio de Valero, was built in 1724 and served as a home to Spanish missionaries and Indian converts. It is located in what is today San Antonio, Texas. During the early 1800s, the Spanish army ...
by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson
THE ALAMO. Recorering the State-In 1863 General a march upon. (q.v.), of Tennessee, who had settled in Texas, was chosen commander-in-chief of the forces, and Austin was sent as com missioner to the United States. After San Antonio de ...
by David Longshore
John Alamo; Mr. Thomas Alamo; Amherst College; Dr. George F. Bailey; Professor Christopher Bellavita; the Boston Public Library; Capt . C. Raymond Calhoun, USN (Ret.); Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dee and family; the ...
a reference library of general knowledge by L. Brent Vaughan
Alagoas Alamo ure of ointment and perfume boxes, vases, and the like. It has a fine granular texture, is usually of a pure white color, and is so soft that it can be scratched with the nail. It is found in many parts of Europe ; in great abundance ...
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San Antonio, TX
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Photo credit: johnsons531
Creator: Doerr, Henry A.
Date: ca. 1880
Place: San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Part Of: Lawrence T. Jones III Texas photography collection
Physical Description: 1 photographic print on stereo card: stereograph, albumen; 8.9 x 17.8 cm.
- Alamo Mission
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- Alamo Cannon
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- More Alamo details
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- Alamo Baracks
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- Alamo plateado
Alamo plateado en el parque municipal de Trenque Lauquen
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- Alamo Drafthouse
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- Alamo Drafthouse
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- Alamo door
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- Alamo Cenotaph
The monument at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas to the men who died defending the Alamo in the Texas Revolution.
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- Alamo Square
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- Alamo memorial
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- Alamo rear courtyard
(and the back of the Alamo)
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- Alamo Meaning
Video shows what Alamo means. A fort in San Antonio, Texas, USA, site of the Battle of the Alamo.. Alamo Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
- Alamo Meaning
Video shows what alamo means. A poplar tree of Southwestern U.S.; the cottonwood.. alamo pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary ...
- Victor Alamo - Description without words
Music by Victor Alamo Not describing the landscapes. Describing the effect the sun causes on hostile environments, how it adds life and beauty. Make sure you ...
- Canvasian--Learning a New Language, Laura Lawrence, Laura Reza, Alamo Colleges
In this session, learners unfamiliar with "Canvasian," or whose first language was "Blackboardese," will be immersed in the Canvasian language within the ...
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Quotes about Alamo
Alamo moment birth in phoenix
pyre eyes stirs heart of freedom
loving men to battle cry freedom
Copyright © Terence George Craddock
This poem is a split image from the poem ‘An Egyptian Freedom Falcon Flies Battle Cry Freedom’. (Terence George Craddock)
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Scrabble value of A1L1A1M3O1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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