Definitions for Palace
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Palace.
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)
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A royal house; an house eminently splendid.
Etymology: palais, Fr. palatium, Lat.
We with colours spread,
March’d thro’ the city to the palace gates. William Shakespeare.
Palaces and pyramids do slope
Their heads to their foundations. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
The palace yard is fill’d with floating tides,
And the last comers bear the former to the sides. Dryden.
Palaces and fanes, and villas rise, Anon.
The suns bright palace on high columns rais’d,
With burning gold and flaming jewels blaz’d. Addison.
And gardens smile around. James Thomson, Summer.
The old man early rose, walk’d forth and sate
On polish’d stone before his palace gate. Alexander Pope.
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 is derived from the Latin name palātium, for Palatine Hill in Rome which housed the Imperial residences. Most European languages have a version of the term (palais, palazzo, palacio, etc.), and many use it for a wider range of buildings than English. In many parts of Europe, the equivalent term is also applied to large private houses in cities, especially of the aristocracy; often the term for a large country house is different. 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 such as a movie palace. A palace is distinguished from a castle while the latter clearly is fortified or has the style of a fortification, whereas a palace does not.
A palace is a large, grand, and often ornate residential building, typically associated with royalty, nobility, or high-ranking officials. It serves as an official residence and is often used for ceremonial or official purposes. It may also have various facilities like gardens, fountains, and chapels among others, reflecting wealth and power.
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
Etymology: [OE. palais, F. palais, fr. L. palatium, fr. Palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome, on which Augustus had his residence. Cf. Paladin.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pal′ās, n. the house of a king or a queen: a very large and splendid house: a bishop's official residence.—n. Pal′ace-car, a sumptuously furnished railway-car. [Fr. palais—L. Palatium, the Roman emperor's residence on the Palatine Hill at Rome.]
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Palace is ranked #60196 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Palace surname appeared 335 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Palace.
93.4% or 313 total occurrences were White.
5% or 17 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Palace' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2272
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Palace' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4446
Rank popularity for the word 'Palace' in Nouns Frequency: #968
The numerical value of Palace in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Palace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Poetry is certainly something more than good sense, but it must be good sense at all events just as a palace is more than a house, but it must be a house, at least.
While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were living in Britain, there wereno paparazzi pictures of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. There was still a gentlemans agreement between the press and the palace that when the principals -- the senior members of the royal family -- were enjoying private time, that private timewas respected, so if the couple were papped, then the British newspapers agreed with the palace that they wouldnt use those paparazzi pictures.
On the occasion when they were staying she took the corgis out for a walk in the palace gardens and she could see the Ceauescus coming the other way, she thought, I really cant face talking to them, so the first and only time in her life, she actually hid in a bush in the palace gardens to avoid her guests.
Where life is possible at all, a right life is possible; life in a palace is possible; therefore even in a palace a right life is possible.
Her Majesty The Queen has kindly given permission for the ceremony to take place at The Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, the ceremony will be followed by a private reception, given by the queen, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.
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