HyperDic: alamo

English > 1 sense of the word Alamo:
NOUNactAlamoa siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836
Alamo > pronunciation
Soundsae'lahmow
Rhymesammo ... sumo: 20 rhymes with mow...
English > Alamo: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA 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.
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butcheryThe savage and excessive killing of many people
RegionSan AntonioA city of south central Texas

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