Associations to the word «Observatory»

Wiktionary

OBSERVATORY, noun. A place where stars, planets and other celestial bodies are observed, usually through a telescope.

Dictionary definition

OBSERVATORY, noun. A building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena.
OBSERVATORY, noun. A structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.