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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.
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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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The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
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In a statement, US Customs and Border Protection said the eight year old had displayed "signs of potential illness" on Monday and was taken to a hospital in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where the boy was diagnosed with a cold and a fever.
The father and son were taken to the Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where the boy was diagnosed with a common cold and fever, and eventually released by hospital staff.
OKLAHOMA CITY Sharon Lynn Eddyowned and operated an apparel business in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Originally from Ada, she had lived in New Mexico since she was4 years old.
The history of nuclear testing began on July 16, 1945, when an atomic bomb was used at a desert test site in Alamogordo, New Mexico, in the United States.
I only do the 8.5 miles to the medical emergency tents near the renamed Bataan Memorial Highway, part of the interstate that runs from Las Cruces to Alamogordo, New Mexico. My son, always carried the 3-foot x 5-foot Philippine flag through all of the 26.2-mile course.
Alamogordo Financial Corp., the holding company for Bank 34, is based on Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Since 1973 the landfill has been the repository of the detritus from the uranium used to make plutonium for the first nuclear bomb tests at Alamogordo, New Mexico, in 1945.