Example sentences for: alamo

How can you use “alamo” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Nine families displaced by a fire at Alamo Hills Apartments in March filed lawsuits Wednesday against the apartment complex.

  • Is it the fondness for executions--half of the nation's last year--the Civil War, the border patrol, the oxymoronic phrase "compassionate conservatism," the sweaty midnight memories of the Bush-Quayle administration, that paunch on John Wayne in The Alamo ? Is it just metropolitan prejudice, the Southern thing but with cattle?

  • Alamo , the site of the Texas defeat by Santa Ana; hoosegow from juzgado `court'; dinero `money,' a Spanish corruption of the Latin denarius; macho , from the same root as machete : he who wields a machete must be skillful and powerful, hence the word has come to mean `virile' and its associated noun, machismo , `virility.

  • Adina de Zavala cites a San Antonio legend about a mystifying woman in blue who appears once in a generation, out of the hidden underground passages of the Alamo, bearing a distinctive gift that she bestows on a woman.

  • Roads entering the settlement were called by the names of the towns or places to which they led, such as Camino de Pecos, Camino del Alamo, or Camino de la Canada . And eventually physical features such a main irrigation ditch ( acequia madre ) or the wall that enclosed the official buildings gave their names to streets associated with these features.


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