Palomar Mountain

geographical name
Pal·​o·​mar Mountain | \ ˈpa-lə-ˌmär How to pronounce Palomar Mountain (audio) \
variants: or Mount Palomar

Definition of Palomar Mountain

mountain 6138 feet (1871 meters) high in southern California north-northeast of San Diego

Note: Palomar Mountain is the site of an astronomical observatory.

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“Palomar Mountain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palomar%20Mountain. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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