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Definition of palace

Palace
Palace Pal"ace, n. [OE. palais, F. palais, fr. L. palatium, fr. Palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome, ? which Augustus had his residence. Cf. Paladin.] 1. 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. --Chaucer. 2. The official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage. 3. Loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house. Palace car. See under Car. Palace court, a court having jurisdiction of personal actions arising within twelve miles of the palace at Whitehall. The court was abolished in 1849. [Eng.] --Mozley & W.

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