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Palomar

[pal-uh-mahr] /ˈpæl əˌmɑr/
noun
1.
Mount, a mountain in S California, NE of San Diego: site of observatory. 6126 feet (1867 meters) high.
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  • Another story has it that when Padre Peyri ordered the cross placed, it was of green oak from the Palomar mountains.

    Picturesque Pala George Wharton James
  • Marcel Paillette is director of the military flying ground at the Palomar Aerodrome.

  • The master of Palomar gazed after the retreating figure of his guest.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne
  • He's a sheep-man from the San Carpojo, and for a quarter of a century he has not dared set foot on the Palomar.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne
  • Immediately to the left of this monument, Don Mike saw a grave that had not been there when he left the Palomar.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne
  • Don Mike, of Palomar, leaned against the bole of a scrub-oak and closed his eyes in sudden pain.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne
  • Any time you want to spend a furlough on the Palomar, we'll make you mighty welcome.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne
  • And with the license of an old and trusted servant, the sage of Palomar favored her with a knowing wink.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne
  • It forms about one-third of the stand in Palomar mountains, and is much scarcer in the Cuyamaca mountains.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • Originally it had been planned to be made of glass in much the same manner as Palomar's 200-inch eye.

    Where I Wasn't Going Walt Richmond
British Dictionary definitions for Palomar

Palomar

/ˈpæləˌmɑː/
noun
1.
Mount Palomar, a mountain in S California, northeast of San Diego: site of Mount Palomar Observatory, which has a large (200-inch) reflecting telescope. Height: 1871 m (6140 ft)
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