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palace Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a large and stately mansion
    castle.
  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)
WordNet

Pal"ace noun
Etymology
OE. palais, F. palais, fr. L. palatium, fr. Palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome, which Augustus had his residence. Cf. Paladin.
Definitions
  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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