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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A building housing large telescopes.

Usage examples (38)
  • The astronomers put on yet another kettle for tea in the cold and dark of the observatory high on the mountain.
  • "This is what I call my observatory," said the hermit, turning to his guest.
  • The first solar dynamic observatory is expected to be launched no earlier than August 2008.
  • The observatory is still standing, although the fire is in the community of Palomar Mountain. for more
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