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Definitions of palace

  1. the governing group of a kingdom; "the palace issued an order binding on all subjects" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a large ornate exhibition hall Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The official residence of a king, duke, archbishop, etc.; a magnificent house or building. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. A royal house: a house eminently splendid: a bishop's official residence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. A royal house; splendid mansion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. A royal residence; any stately building. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. A house in which an emperor, king or other distinguished person resides; a splendid place of residence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for palace

  1. I was one of the first persons he greeted when he got to the palace – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  2. A horrible place, no palace could have been more welcome. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely