HyperDic: palace

English > 4 senses of the word palace:
NOUNartifactpalace, castlea large and stately mansion
grouppalacethe governing group of a kingdom
artifactpalacea large ornate exhibition hall
artifactpalaceofficial residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)
palace > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > palace: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large and stately mansion.
InstancesBuckingham PalaceThe London residence of the British sovereign
Partsgreat hallThe principal hall in a castle or mansion
Broadermansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residenceA large and imposing house
Spanishcastillo, palacio
Catalancastell, palau
Adjectivespalatialsuitable for or like a palace
English > palace: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe governing group of a kingdom.
Example"the palace issued an order binding on all subjects"
Broadergovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
English > palace: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA large ornate exhibition hall.
Broaderexhibition hall, exhibition areaA large hall for holding exhibitions
English > palace: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningofficial residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign).
InstancesAlhambraA fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages
Lateran PalaceA palace that served as the residence of the popes until the 14th century
Tuileries, Tuileries Palacepalace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871
Versailles, Palace of VersaillesA palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
NarroweralcazarAny of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors
BroaderresidenceThe official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
Adjectivespalatialrelating to or being a palace
palatineof or relating to a palace

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