Definitions for palaceˈpæl ɪs
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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
A palace is a grand residence, especially a royal residence or the home of a head of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop. The word itself is derived from the Latin name Palātium, for Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills in Rome. In many parts of Europe, the term is also applied to ambitious private mansions of the aristocracy. Many historic palaces are now put to other uses such as parliaments, museums, hotels or office buildings. The word is also sometimes used to describe a lavishly ornate building used for public entertainment or exhibitions.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'palace' among Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2272
Written Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'palace' among Written Corpus Frequency: #4446
Word rank popularity for 'palace' among Nouns Frequency: #968
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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