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Palo Alto   /pˈæloʊ ˈæltoʊ/   Listen
Palo Alto

noun
1.
A university town in California.






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"Palo Alto" Quotes from Famous Books



... you have done yet. I can recommend it."—Earl Barnes, Professor in Leland Stanford University, Palo Alto, Cal. ...
— Almost A Man • Mary Wood-Allen

... be mere jumbles of mean materials in incongruous styles; but to this rule there have been, mainly, two noble exceptions: one in the buildings of the University of Virginia, planned and executed under the eye of Thomas Jefferson, and the other in these buildings at Palo Alto, planned and executed under the direction of Governor and Mrs. Stanford. These two groups, one in Virginia and one in California, with, perhaps, the new university buildings at Philadelphia and Chicago, ...
— Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White Volume II • Andrew Dickson White

... They pride themselves on their orchestras, and wherever we went, we found friends to enjoy the dancing evenings after table d'hote. That was in the winter, but it was more delightful in the spring. We drove far south then, through Menlo Park and Palo Alto, where the great meadows were vivid with alfalfa, and fields on fields were yellow with poppies or blue with lupine; on and on into the peach and almond country. I can see those blossoming orchards now; the air was ...
— The Rim of the Desert • Ada Woodruff Anderson

... of heroes and of patriots ran in the veins of the defenders. Their ancestors had fought at Bunker Hill, at Palo Alto, at Gettysburg. Above them floated the Stars and Stripes, an unstained flag, a glorious flag, a flag that had ...
— Army Boys on the Firing Line - or, Holding Back the German Drive • Homer Randall

... fortune in bonanza days in Nevada, and who drank up what he had made with the boys who have long since passed away. As a hopeless sot he visited the gold cure at Los Gatos. Not finding much relief, he walked over to Palo Alto to borrow of me his fare to San Francisco. He said that he was going to pawn his goods for a fare to Nevada, where he meant to kill himself. Whether he did so or not, I do not know; for ten years have gone by and I have never heard of ...
— The Call of the Twentieth Century • David Starr Jordan



Words linked to "Palo Alto" :   Calif., Stanford, town, California, Golden State, Stanford University, ca



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