- a city in S New Mexico: first atomic bomb exploded in the desert about 50 miles (80 km) NW of here, July 16, 1945.
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There will be no caravan leaving from Alamogordo, N.M., for this event.
Alamogordo is 4,000 feet above the sea level, and has one of the finest natural parks in the United States.
For a hat I was wearing a wide-brimmed sombrero, purchased from a Mexican merchant at Alamogordo.
This transformation has been brought to pass in the seven years from Alamogordo to Eniwetok.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman
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Army officials simply stated that a munitions storage area had accidentally exploded at the Alamogordo Bombing Range.