palace definition

  • noun:
    • the state residence of a royal personage.
    • Chiefly British the state residence of a higher dignitary, eg a bishop or archbishop.
    • a sizable or splendid residence.
    • a big, often gaudily ornate building employed for activity or events.
    • formal residence of a head of condition or other dignitary, especially in a monarchical or imperial government system.
    • A large and lavishly embellished residence.
    • a sizable, embellished general public building utilized for enjoyment or events.
    • The residence of a sovereign, such as the lodgings of high officers of condition, and spaces for company, along with halls for ceremony and reception.
    • The official residence of a bishop or any other distinguished personage.
    • Loosely, any abnormally magnificent or stately house.
    • your house which an emperor, a king or queen, a bishop, or any other exalted personage resides: as, an imperial palace; a royal palace; a pontifical palace; a ducal palace.
    • an impressive, grand, or stately dwelling-place; an impressive mansion or building.
    • An inclosed location: a yard; a landing-place inclosed by pales (see palise) or wall space.
    • A cellar when it comes to saving of seafood.
    • a large embellished convention hallway
    • formal residence of an exalted individual (as a sovereign)
    • the governing band of a kingdom
    • a large and stately mansion
  • verb:
    • To enhance or ornate.

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