Palace

Definition of Palace

Pal´ace   Pronunciation: păl´ãs; 48
n.1.
1.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.
2.The official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage.
3.Loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house.
Palace car
See under Car.
Palace court
a court having jurisdiction of personal actions arising within twelve miles of the palace at Whitehall. The court was abolished in 1849.
- Mozley & W.

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