from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountPalomar A peak, 1,868.4 m (6,126 ft) high, of southern California northeast of San Diego. It is the site of an observatory with one of the world's largest reflecting telescopes.


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  • PALOMAR COLLEGE BASEBALL: Sharp pitching, big rally lead Palomar to victory


  • Palomar is my second choice after the Uni-Knot (AKA Duncan Loop).

    The Perfect Knot

  • The Palomar is not a good flyfishing knot because it consumes too much leader tippet in tying.

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  • I agree that Palomar is a favorite for braids/superlines but the applicability of the uni-knot to more situations wins out with me.

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  • A few “No Admittance” signs are still posted: for instance, use of the 200-inch telescope at Mount Palomar is denied to women astronomers, on the ground that living facilities on the mountain are inadequate, though the 120-inch instrument at near-by Lick Observatory is unrestricted.

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  • But the Palomar is more important because it’s simpler and easier to tie.

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  • Because the Palomar is simple, it’s more accessible to more anglers who have trouble with or otherwise dislike complicated ties.

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  • But when I first met him, he came to Canada to -- and I was -- I went back to a place called the Palomar (ph) Cabaret.

    CNN Transcript Jan 20, 2002

  • Palomar ', it was' palomar 'alone which identified that specific area -- since recognition cannot depend on the presence or absence of the definite article' el '(anyway, the local administrative area in question was identified by the name Palomar, without an article, in the

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  • With rooms for as little as $149, the Palomar is a stylish deal.

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