Remember the Alamo!
[ (al-uh-moh) ]
A battle cry in the Texans' struggle for independence from Mexico, later used by Americans in the Mexican War. It recalled the desperate fight of the Texan defenders in the Alamo, a besieged fort, where they died to the last man.
What’s The Word For When You Can’t Remember A Word?Is there a word to describe what you meant to say when you just can't remember that word? Well, yes!
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