How to use Palo in a sentence
Near Palo is the modern sea-bathing resort Ladispoli, founded by Prince Odescalchi.
The connecting link with Hyracotherium was formed by Pachynolophus (Pro palaeotherium), and the line apparently terminated in Palo plotherium, which is also Oligocene.
Palo Alto was laid out in 1891, but had no real existence before 1893.
Palo Alto suffered severely in the earthquake of 1906.
Among other forest trees of economic importance are the silk-cotton tree (Bombax ceiba), the Palo de vaca, or cow-tree (Brosimum galactodendron), whose sap resembles milk and is used for that purpose, the Inga saman, the Hevea guayanensis, celebrated in the production of rubber, and the Altalea speciosa, distinguished for the length of its leaves.Advertisement
Civil War (1861-65), although it is interesting to note that the last battle of the conflict was fought on its soil, at Palmito, near Palo Alto, on the 13th of May 1865, more than a month after the surrender at Appomattox.
They were, however, defeated at Palo Alto (May 8) and Resaca de la Palma (May 9).
There is a low, mountainous ridge, called the Zampo Palo, running through it, and its eastern shores have some moderately high bluffs, otherwise the island is low and swampy, and its shores, except the eastern end, are fringed with mud banks.
Among the large trees which are valued for their timber are redwood (Humiria balsamifera), Brazil-wood, algarrobo, palo de cruz (Jacquinea ruscifolia), guaiacum or holy wood, rosewood, cedar and walnut.
Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."Advertisement
Of the higher educational institutions of the state the most important are the state university at Berkeley and Leland Stanford Jr. University at Palo Alto.
Oakland, Berkeley, the home of the State University (damaged by the earthquake), and Alameda, all eastward just across the bay; Burlingame, San Mateo, Menlo Park and Palo Alto, wealthy and fashionable towns southward on the peninsula; Sausalito and San Rafael, summer residence towns on the northern peninsula across the Golden Gate; all lie well within an hour of San Francisco, and are practically suburbs of the metropolis.
In the Lower Sonoran belt, soapweed, acacias (Palo Verde or Parkinsonia torreyana), agaves, yuccas and dasylirions, the creosote bush and mesquite tree, candle wood, and about seventy-five species of cactuses - among them omnipresent opuntiae and great columnar " Chayas " - make up a striking vegetation, which in its colours of dull grey and olive harmonizes well with the rigidity and forbidding barrenness of the plains.
The principal tributaries are the Piendamo, Ovejas, Palo, Amaime and Nechi, from the central Cordillera, of which the last named is the most important, and the Jamundi and a large number of small streams from the Western.
Granet, LCSW is a clinical social worker with Palo Alto Medical Foundation Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.Advertisement
Taking place in the small town of Palo Alto in the San Francisco Bay Area, it is a story of four college freshman on their last night home during Thanksgiving break.
A somewhat anecdotal tale of four boys and their experiences as they share a night of bonding, heartbreak and excitement, Palo Alto is sure to touch at the heart of today's youth.
As the producer Palo Alto, he is responsible for "providing the resources necessary to bring out the creative vision the writer and director have," explains Daniel.
Brad Leong is a film major at USC and the director of Palo Alto.
After a trip home one Thanksgiving, he began collaborating with Tony Vallone, the writer of the Palo Alto script.Advertisement
I want to continue to work with the team of filmmakers that we've been building with Palo Alto and make more films.
Markie Post was born Marjorie Armstrong Post on November 4, 1950, in Palo Alto, California.
This includes adults-only dining at the onboard Palo Restaurant, as well as entertainment, spa and fitness facilities that are designated child-free areas.
He is also part owner of a Red Mango yogurt shop in Palo Alto, California, and is engaged to be married as of this writing.