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palace

pal·ace

palace

 
 
pronunciation:
pae lihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the official residence of royalty or other persons of high rank or authority.
 
definition 2: a large, often luxurious home; stately mansion.
similar words:
castle, home
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Palace comes from palatium, the Latin name for the grand house of the emperor Augustus Caesar, which sat on the Palatine Hill in Rome.
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