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Pal·o Al·to(păl′ō ăl′tō)
A city of northern California on San Francisco Bay northwest of San Jose. It was founded with nearby Stanford University in the 1890s and is now a research center.
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1. (Placename) a city in W California, southeast of San Francisco: founded in 1891 as the seat of Stanford University. Pop: 57 233 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) a battlefield in E Mexico, northwest of Monterrey, where the first battle (1846) of the Mexican War took place, in which the Mexicans under General Mariano Arista were defeated by the Americans under General Zachary Taylor
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Pal•o Al•to(ˈpæl oʊ ˈæl toʊ)
a city in W California, SE of San Francisco. 55,970.
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