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palace Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a large and stately mansion
  2. noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects
  3. noun a large ornate exhibition hall
  4. noun official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)

Pal"ace noun
OE. palais, F. palais, fr. L. palatium, fr. Palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome, which Augustus had his residence. Cf. Paladin.
  1. The residence of a sovereign, including the lodgings of high officers of state, and rooms for business, as well as halls for ceremony and reception. Chaucer.
  2. The official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage.
  3. Loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house. Mozley & W.

Webster 1913

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