Definitions for palaceˈpæl ɪs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the official residence of a sovereign, bishop, or other exalted personage.
a large and stately mansion or building.
a large and often ornate place for entertainment, exhibitions, etc.
Origin of palace:
1200–50; ME < ML palācium, sp. var. of palātium, L: generic use of Palātium name of the hill in Rome on which the emperor's palace was situated; r. ME paleis < OF 蠐 L Palātium
a large and stately mansion
the governing group of a kingdom
"the palace issued an order binding on all subjects"
a large ornate exhibition hall
official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a large building, built as the home of a president, royal family, etc.
Official residence of a head of state or other dignitary, especially in a monarchical or imperial governmental system.
A large and lavishly ornate residence.
A large, ornate public building used for entertainment or exhibitions.
Crystal Palace Football Club, a football team from London.
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
the official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage
loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house
Translations for palace
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a large and magnificent house, especially one lived in by a king or queen
- palácioPortuguese (BR)
- der PalastGerman
- slot; palads; palæDanish
- ανάκτορο, παλάτιGreek
- loss, paleeEstonian
- slott, palassNorwegian
- ارګ، قصر، ماڼۍPashto
- palats, slottSwedish
- 宮殿Chinese (Trad.)
- 宫殿Chinese (Simp.)
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