a city in W California, SE of San Francisco.
a battlefield in S Texas, near Brownsville: first battle of Mexican War fought here in 1846.
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How to use Palo Alto in a sentence
First, William Shockley decided to leave Bell Labs and start his new semiconductor company in Palo Alto because he wanted to be close to his aging mother.
The first version opened in Palo Alto in December, and a total of 10 will open “in the coming quarters,” in communities with a high density of existing sellers.
Tesla is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, and the electric-car maker’s flagship auto plant is across the San Francisco Bay in Fremont.Why Elon Musk moved to Texas—and what he really thinks of California | Lee Clifford | December 8, 2020 | Fortune
They plan to split their time between Hanalei and Palo Alto, California, so they looked for a property with remote working in mind.Hawaii seeks to be seen as a remote workplace with a view | ehinchliffe | November 29, 2020 | Fortune
Macrometa, a Palo Alto-based that provides edge computing infrastructure for app developers, announced today it has closed a $7 million seed round.Macrometa, an edge computing service for app developers, lands $7M seed round led by DNX | Catherine Shu | October 1, 2020 | TechCrunch
She found an out-of-network doctor in Palo Alto who would do the surgery about a month later.
Eventually Franco took an acting job so his production company could put his salary into Palo Alto.
The company famously founded in a Palo Alto garage in 1939 is in a barely controlled descent.
I saw Andrea Mitchell interviewing her later, and Condi said no, no, I'm not interested in that, my life in is Palo Alto, etc.
They have also been in Palo Alto, Calif., long enough to know the special agony of a Silicon Valley divorce.Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s Wedding Calculus | Rebecca Dana | May 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In their progress, they at length reached a broad prairie, bounded by Palo Alto, a thick grove of dwarfish trees.Great Events in the History of North and South America | Charles A. Goodrich
The two rode along under the oaks to the instructor's Palo Alto boarding-house.
That girl was on hand, too, with a gang of Palo Alto girls all ready to start things for Boggsie.
Miss Brown, my cousin, invites you all down to her home in Palo Alto for a little refreshment.
They pointed to his rather doubtful record as a member of the Daily Palo Alto board.
British Dictionary definitions for Palo Alto
(ˈpæləʊ ˈæltəʊ) a city in W California, southeast of San Francisco: founded in 1891 as the seat of Stanford University. Pop: 57 233 (2003 est)
(Spanish ˈpalo ˈalto) a battlefield in E Mexico, northwest of Monterrey, where the first battle (1846) of the Mexican War took place, in which the Mexicans under General Mariano Arista were defeated by the Americans under General Zachary Taylor
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