alamo alamo  /ˈæ lə moʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

News

  1. Dozens of cats dead following house fire in in Alamo

    Authorities are investigating a fire that claimed the lives of dozens of cats at a home in Alamo.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley

  2. 5 Things You Have to Do this Week

    1. San Antonio Film Festival: Texas Before the Alamo In association with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, ATENEO, and others, the San Antonio Film Festival presents the premier of director/producer Bill Millet’s Texas Before the Alamo, a film about the founding of the Lone Star State and the Spanish who established its missions, presidios, and trails. Emceed by Sonny Meledrez, the event ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: San Antonio Current

  3. TrueHoop TV: Remember the Alamo

    It's a rallying cry not just of San Antonio and Texas, but of the U.S. But, um ... what happened at the Alamo again? Talking the San Antonio view of the world at the Alamo with Andrew McNeill of 48 Minutes of Hell.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. Remembering the fiasco after Susan Alamo's death, Clinton wrote: "A couple of years later, he (Alamo) got involved with a younger woman. Lo and behold, God spoke to him again and told him Susan wasn't coming back after all, so he took her out of the...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "Telling the story is the most fun, and it really attracts people's interest," Delgado said. "I talk about a specific dish that came from a specific farm on Alamo Road or shrimp that came from Bayview, and they get to see, smell, and taste...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Delgado Source: Monitor

  3. Perhaps in a way indicative of how he sees his own campaign, Huckabee said, "People sometimes think of the Alamo as a defeat but it actually was the springboard to Texas victory and independence. Had it not been for the Alamo, there would not have...
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: CBS News

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