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

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