pa·​la·​tial | \ pə-ˈlā-shəl How to pronounce palatial (audio) \

Definition of palatial

1 : of, relating to, or being a palace a palatial home
2 : suitable to a palace : magnificent palatial furnishings

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Other Words from palatial

palatially \ pə-​ˈlā-​shə-​lē How to pronounce palatially (audio) \ adverb
palatialness noun

Examples of palatial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Posting pictures of palatial hotel bathrooms that are larger than some Manhattan apartments? oregonlive, "Bashar Wali to leave Provenance Hotels, COVID-19 convinced him to change course," 15 Apr. 2020 Situated over nearly three acres and spanning 11,306 square feet, the stunning palatial home offers five to six bedrooms, seven full and three half bathrooms and an entertainment wing with multiple media rooms, game rooms and a wet bar. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Waterfront Sugar Land palace, opulent River Oaks mansion highlight Houston's top homes sold in March," 8 Apr. 2020 Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa As the crown jewel of Disney World properties, this palatial Victorian resort is nothing short of majestic. Carlye Wisel, Travel + Leisure, "The Best Disney World Hotels for Every Budget," 7 Jan. 2020 The palatial home spans 30,000 square feet with seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, an entertainment room and a billiards room. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Kaley Cuoco loses big in Tarzana home sale," 11 Apr. 2020 Available here: Amazon (rent) Grace Kelly plays the fitting part of a princess named Alexandra in this captivating movie in which Biltmore House is shown throughout as the exterior of Alexandra's palatial home. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "7 Movies Filmed at Asheville's Biltmore Estate You Can Stream Right Now," 1 Apr. 2020 Located at 5324 Palm Royale Boulevard in Sugar Land's Sweetwater subdivision, this palatial home is now available for nearly $10 million, according to a listing on the Houston Association of Realtors. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Opulent Sugar Land mansion fit for Houston royalty hits the market at $10M," 13 Mar. 2020 Photo Illustration by Najeebah Al-Ghadban The scene opens on a palatial lobby of the Biltmore hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Jenna Wortham, New York Times, "‘The L Word’ Was a Trailblazer. Can a Reboot Keep Up With the Culture?," 12 Feb. 2020 Which makes 1,030 in the 215 area code feel downright palatial. Shannon Rooney,, "What size apartment can you rent for $1,500 in Philadelphia?," 27 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of palatial

circa 1722, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for palatial

Latin palatium palace

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The first known use of palatial was circa 1722

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17 May 2020

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“Palatial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of palatial

: very large and impressive : like a palace

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