observatory

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An observatory

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Borrowing from French observatoire

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observatory (plural observatories)

  1. A place where stars, planets and other celestial bodies are observed, usually through a telescope; also place for observing meteorological or other natural phenomena.
  2. A lookout (vantage point with a view of the surrounding area)

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