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pal·ace

 (păl′ĭs)
n.
1. The official residence of a royal personage or other high dignitary.
2.
a. A large or splendid residence.
b. A large, often gaudily ornate building used for entertainment or exhibitions.

[Middle English, from Old French palais, from Palātium, Palatine Hill, Rome (from its being the site where emperors built their homes), imperial residence.]
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palace

(ˈpælɪs)
n (capital when part of a name)
1. the official residence of a reigning monarch or member of a royal family: Buckingham Palace.
2. the official residence of various high-ranking church dignitaries or members of the nobility, as of an archbishop
3. a large and richly furnished building resembling a royal palace
[C13: from Old French palais, from Latin Palātium Palatine2, the site of the palace of the emperors]
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pal•ace

(ˈpæl ɪs)

n.
1. the official residence of a sovereign, bishop, or other exalted personage.
2. a large and stately mansion or building.
3. a large and often ornate place for entertainment, exhibitions, etc.
[1200–50; Middle English < Medieval Latin palācium, sp. variant of palātium, Latin: generic use of Palātium name of the hill in Rome on which the emperor's palace was situated; replacing Middle English paleis < Old French « Latin Palātium]
pal′aced, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palace - a large and stately mansionpalace - a large and stately mansion    
great hall - the principal hall in a castle or mansion; can be used for dining or entertainment
manse, mansion house, mansion, residence, hall - a large and imposing house
2.palace - the governing group of a kingdom; "the palace issued an order binding on all subjects"
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
3.palace - a large ornate exhibition hall
exhibition area, exhibition hall - a large hall for holding exhibitions
4.palace - official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)
alcazar - any of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors
residence - the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence"
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palace

noun royal residence, castle, mansion, chateau (French), palazzo (Italian), stately home the palace courtyard
Related words
adjectives palatial, palatine
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Translations
قَصْرقَصْرٌ
palác
paladspalæslot
palatsi
dvorac
palota
istana
höll
宮殿
궁전
pils
palat
palača
palats
พระราชวัง
cung điện

palace

[ˈpælɪs]
A. N (lit) → palacio m (fig) (= grand house etc) → palacio m
the Palace has refused to comment (Brit) → la Casa Real se ha negado a hacer comentarios
B. CPD palace revolution N (fig) → revolución f de palacio
palace spokesman Nportavoz mf de la Casa Real
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palace

[ˈpæləs] npalais m
the Imperial Palace → le palais impérial
Buckingham Palace → le palais de Buckingham
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palace

n (lit, fig)Palast m; bishop’s palacebischöfliches Palais, bischöfliche Residenz; royal palace(Königs)schloss nt; the PM was summoned to the palaceder Premierminister wurde zur Königin/zum König bestellt

palace

:
palace grounds
plSchlossgelände nt
palace guard
nSchlosswache f
palace revolution
n (lit, fig)Palastrevolution f
palace wall
nSchlossmauer f
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palace

[ˈpælɪs] npalazzo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

palace

(ˈpӕləs) noun
a large and magnificent house, especially one lived in by a king or queen. Buckingham Palace.
palatial (pəˈleiʃəl) adjective
large and magnificent, as (in) a palace. They lived in a palatial house; palatial rooms.
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palace

قَصْرٌ palác palads Palast παλάτι palacio palatsi palais dvorac palazzo 宮殿 궁전 paleis slott pałac palácio дворец palats พระราชวัง saray cung điện 宫殿
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