Alamogordo


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Al·a·mo·gor·do

 (ăl′ə-mə-gôr′dō)
A city of south-central New Mexico northeast of Las Cruces on the western edge of the Sacramento Mountains. The first atomic bomb was exploded in a test on July 16, 1945, at the White Sands Missile Range northwest of the city.

Al•a•mo•gor•do

(ˌæl ə məˈgɔr doʊ)

n.
a city in S New Mexico: first atomic bomb exploded in the desert ab. 50 mi. (80 km) NW of here, July 16, 1945. 24,024.
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