[pal-uh-mahr] /ˈpæl əˌmɑr/

Mount, a mountain in S California, NE of San Diego: site of observatory. 6126 feet (1867 meters) high.
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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