alamo: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (al'u-mō", ä'lu-), [key]
— pl. -mos.
  1. a poplar.


Pronunciation: (al'u-mō"), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
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