Definition of Palace

1. Noun. A large and stately mansion.

Exact synonyms: Castle
Terms within: Great Hall
Generic synonyms: Hall, Manse, Mansion, Mansion House, Residence
Specialized synonyms: Buckingham Palace
Derivative terms: Palatial



2. Noun. The governing group of a kingdom. "The palace issued an order binding on all subjects"
Generic synonyms: Authorities, Government, Regime

3. Noun. A large ornate exhibition hall.
Generic synonyms: Exhibition Area, Exhibition Hall

4. Noun. Official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign).
Specialized synonyms: Alcazar
Specialized synonyms: Alhambra, Lateran Palace, Tuileries, Tuileries Palace, Palace Of Versailles, Versailles
Generic synonyms: Residence
Derivative terms: Palatial

Definition of Palace

1. n. The residence of a sovereign, including the lodgings of high officers of state, and rooms for business, as well as halls for ceremony and reception.

Definition of Palace

1. Proper noun. (soccer) Crystal Palace Football Club, a football team from London. ¹

2. Noun. Official residence of a head of state or other dignitary, especially in a monarchical or imperial governmental system. ¹

3. Noun. A large and lavishly ornate residence. ¹

4. Noun. A large, ornate public building used for entertainment or exhibitions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Palace

1. a royal residence [n -S] : PALACED [adj]

Palace Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Palace Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Palace

pakicetid
pakicetids
pakka
pakol
pakols
pakora
pakoras
paks
paktong
paktongs
pal
pal up
pala
palabra
palabras
palace (current term)
palace-politics
palace car
palace politics
palaced
palacelike
palaces
palacious
paladar
paladars
paladin
paladins
palae-
palaeanthropologist
palaeanthropologists

Literary usage of Palace

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"A favorite ambassador, who had astonished the Abbassides themselves by his pride and liberality, presented on his return the model of a palace, which the ..."

2. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1851)
"and tunic : nor do thou stand thus in the palace, having thy broad shoulders covered with rags : it would be matter for in-. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1901)
"... necessary actg of the government of Julian.55 Soon after his entrance into the palace of Constantinople, he had occasion for the service of a barber. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Palace

Search for Palace on Dictionary.com!Search for Palace on Thesaurus.com!Search for Palace on Google!Search for Palace on Wikipedia!