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(Spanish ˈpalɔs)
(Placename) a village and former port in SW Spain: starting point of Columbus' voyage of discovery to America (1492)
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(ˈpɑ lɔs)

a seaport in SW Spain: starting point of Columbus's first voyage westward. 2540.
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Alicant, Carthagena, Palos, and Malaga will be passed but a mile or two distant, and Gibraltar reached in about twenty-four hours.
It not only makes "a carpenter of a man; it makes a man of a carpenter." In one sense, therefore, it is of greater value than any other institution for the training of men and women that we have, from Cambridge to Palo Alto.
The town of Palo Alto and Stanford University had been sacked in similar fashion, we learned.
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Laguna de Tres Palos. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Mexico, D.F., 1994.
Registration is still ongoing at the Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club, the Apo Golf and Country Club and at the South Pacific Golf and Country Club.
16 August 2010 - First Midwest Bank, part of US bank holding company First Midwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:FMBI), said on Friday it has won the bidding for failed peer Palos Bank and Trust Company.