noun \pə-ˈlät-(ˌ)sō\
plural pa·laz·zi \-(ˌ)sē\

Definition of PALAZZO

:  a large imposing building (as a museum or a place of residence) especially in Italy

Origin of PALAZZO

Italian, from Latin palatium palace
First Known Use: circa 1666

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth


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