Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

A building or dome for astronomical observations.

Part of speech: noun

A tower built for the view.

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Usage examples "observatory":

  1. After breakfast he didn't go out to the observatory, not even into the library. - "Mary Marie", Eleanor H. Porter.
  2. Pardon them, and put it in your pocket, Godfrey, and come, let us go to the observatory, for the night is fine, and by now the stove will be warm. - "Love Eternal", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. Sometimes he was out of sight on the other side, with the observatory room in the mast hiding him. - "The White Invaders", Raymond King Cummings.