What does palace mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term palace:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. palace, castle(noun)

    a large and stately mansion

  2. palace(noun)

    the governing group of a kingdom

    "the palace issued an order binding on all subjects"

  3. palace(noun)

    a large ornate exhibition hall

  4. palace(noun)

    official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)

Wiktionary

  1. palace(Noun)

    Official residence of a head of state or other dignitary, especially in a monarchical or imperial governmental system.

  2. palace(Noun)

    A large and lavishly ornate residence.

  3. palace(Noun)

    A large, ornate public building used for entertainment or exhibitions.

  4. Palace(ProperNoun)

    Crystal Palace Football Club, a football team from London.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palace(noun)

    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

  2. Palace(noun)

    the official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage

  3. Palace(noun)

    loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house

  4. Origin: [OE. palais, F. palais, fr. L. palatium, fr. Palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome, on which Augustus had his residence. Cf. Paladin.]

Freebase

  1. Palace

    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

  1. Palace

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'palace' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2272

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'palace' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4446

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'palace' in Nouns Frequency: #968

How to pronounce palace?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say palace in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of palace in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of palace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of palace in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    For serenity, always prefer the cottage to the palace!

  2. Tom Bradby:

    Its certainly not true to say the palace were blindsided by this.

  3. Hazrat Gul:

    Palace officials told us to join Afghan guard units and forget about cricket.

  4. Zulfiqar Omid:

    We (brought) the bodies to the presidential palace in Kabul to demonstrate our anger.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Flowers have the greatest talent in converting an ordinary place into a magical palace!

Images & Illustrations of palace

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