Definition of palazzo
: a large imposing building (such as a museum or a place of residence) especially in Italy
Recent Examples of palazzo from the Web
The ceremony in a 15th century Gothic palazzo was a cross between the Olympics and the Academy Awards, with multicultural competitors from 86 nations, gold statuettes and pens of paparazzi snapping away from the sidelines.
The foundation also agreed to dedicate a room in the palazzo that had been a bathroom and then a laboratory to be used to exhibit Pegeen’s works.
At the upper end of his offerings, Mr. Lauren doubles down on the Jay Gatsby fantasia with arrays like the Purple Label suits shown at Casa Campanini, his Liberty-style palazzo built in 1941.
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Origin and Etymology of palazzo
Italian, from Latin palatium palace
First Known Use: 1657See Words from the same year
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