Definitions for palo altoˈpæl oʊ ˈæl toʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Pal•o Al•toˈpæl oʊ ˈæl toʊ(n.)
a city in W California, SE of San Francisco. 55,970.
Category: Geography (places)
a university town in California
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
33 m. SE. of San Francisco; is the seat of a remarkable university founded by Senator Stanford, and opened in 1891, to provide instruction, from the Kindergarten stage to the most advanced and varied, to students and pupils boarded on the premises; of these there were 1000 in 1897.