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A wildfire that spread to more than 3,500 acres Sunday was inching closer to Kitt Peak National Observatory and churning across a mountain range the Tohono O'odham consider to be sacred.
The National Science Foundation agreed to halt construction of a $13 million mountainside telescope complex after an American Indian tribe filed a federal lawsuit claiming the site is sacred.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.