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1. Of or suitable for a palace: palatial furnishings.
2. Of the nature of a palace, as in spaciousness or ornateness: a palatial yacht.

[From Latin Palātium, imperial residence; see palace.]

pa·la′tial·ly adv.
pa·la′tial·ness n.


advluxuriös, prunkvoll, feudal (hum inf)
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