noun, plural al·a·mos.Southwestern U.S.
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According to League, Alamo Drafthouse was actively working with Sony on Monday on the possibility of screening The Interview.The Inside Story of How Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Finally Made It to Theaters|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For them, this is a battle every bit as symbolic and important as the Alamo once was to Americans.In the Battle for Kobani, ISIS Falls Back. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a boy in Alamo, a tiny Mormon ranching community in Lincoln County 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Lamb was one of 11 children.The Cowboy Sheriff of Las Vegas Rides Into ‘Mob Museum’|John L. Smith|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This show started as a one-off joke at the Alamo Drafthouse in 2007 after viewing this.‘Love & Air Sex’: A Rowdy Film that Demystifies the Kinky Air Sex Championships|Chris Trew|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Watts, the moms staged a counter event, one mile away from the Alamo protest.
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
Well, we couldn't even think Bunker Hill but what she'd pipe up about the Alamo.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
In 1785 the troops were obliged to retire into the Alamo at San Antonio, in order to be secured from their raids.
On the approach of Santa Anna, they took refuge in the Alamo, about half a mile to the north of the town.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
Her route took her through Alamo plaza again, and the streets which still bore witness to the presence of the Carnival.Mary Ware in Texas|Annie F. Johnston
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A fort, once a chapel, in San Antonio, Texas, where a group of Americans made a heroic stand against a much larger Mexican force in 1836, during the war for Texan independence from Mexico. The Mexicans, under General Santa Anna, besieged the Alamo and eventually killed all of the defenders, including Davy Crockett.