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Palo Alto,

locality not far from Brownsville, Tex., where the first battle of the Mexican WarMexican War,
1846–48, armed conflict between the United States and Mexico. Causes

While the immediate cause of the war was the U.S. annexation of Texas (Dec., 1845), other factors had disturbed peaceful relations between the two republics.
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 was fought on May 8, 1846. American troops under Gen. Zachary Taylor defeated a Mexican force led by Gen. Mariano Arista, who retreated to Resaca de la Palma.

Palo Alto

(păl`ō ăl`tō), city (1990 pop. 55,900), Santa Clara co., W Calif.; inc. 1894. Although primarily residential, Palo Alto has aerospace, electronics, and advanced research industries. A local attraction is "El Palo Alto," a tree that is more than 1,000 years old. Nearby Stanford is the seat of Stanford Univ.

Palo Alto

 

a city in the USA in western California, south of San Francisco Bay. Population, 56,000 (1970). Palo Alto has radioelectronics and food-processing industries. It is a major scientific center. Stanford University is located in Palo Alto. The city was founded in 1891 as a university town.

Palo Alto

1. a city in W California, southeast of San Francisco: founded in 1891 as the seat of Stanford University. Pop.: 57 233 (2003 est.)
2. a battlefield in E Mexico, northwest of Monterrey, where the first battle (1846) of the Mexican War took place, in which the Mexicans under General Mariano Arista were defeated by the Americans under General Zachary Taylor
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