[pal-uh-mahr] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of palomar

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

  • 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

  • Marcel Paillette is director of the military flying ground at the Palomar Aerodrome.

  • 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

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

British Dictionary definitions for palomar


  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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