from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An unincorporated community of north-central New Mexico northwest of Santa Fe. It was chosen in 1942 as a nuclear research site to produce the first atomic bombs. The Atomic Energy Commission governed the town from 1947 to 1962. Population: 11,900.
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- n. a town in north central New Mexico; in 1942 it was chosen as a nuclear research site where the first atomic bombs were produced
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