Los AlamosLos Al·a·mos
town in NC N.Mex., near Santa Fe: site of nuclear energy facility where the atomic bomb was developed
Origin of Los AlamosSp, literally , the poplars
An unincorporated community of north-central New Mexico northwest of Santa Fe. It is the site of Los Alamos National Laboratory, which was established in 1942 for the purpose of developing the first atomic bombs.