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ob·serv·a·to·ry
[uhb-zur-vuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
NOUN [PLURAL OB·SERV·A·TO·RIES.]
1.
a place or building equipped and used for making observations of astronomical, meteorological, or other natural phenomena, especially a place equipped with a powerful telescope for observing the planets and stars.
2.
an institution that controls or carries on the work of such a place.
3.
a place or structure that provides an extensive view; lookout.
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