Definition of palace
- a movie palace
The town's old movie palace has been torn down.
the billionaire's “summer cottage” turned out to be an over-the-top palace
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
a palace railroad car that was built for a 19th-century robber baron
: the official home of a king, queen, president, etc.
: a very large and impressive house
: a large and fancy public building
: of or relating to a palace
: of, relating to, or involving people in the government
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