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  Definition of Observatory
  1. a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
  2. a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena
Similar Words: lookout, observation tower, lookout station

 

Hyponyms: observation dome, widow's walk

 

Derivational Morphology: watch, look out, watch out

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: zvjezdara   Chinese: 瞭望台  
Croatian: zvjezdara   Danish: observatorium  
Finnish: observatorio   French: observatoire  
German: Observatorium   Hebrew: מצפה  
Italian: osservatorio   Latin: observatorium  
Polish: obserwatorium   Portuguese: observatório  
Spanish: observatorio   Swedish: observatorium  
 
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