Definition of Buckingham Palace noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    Buckingham Palace

    BrE BrE//ˌbʌkɪŋəm ˈpæləs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbʌkɪŋəm ˈpæləs//
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  1. 1 the official home of the British royal family in London Culture Buckingham Palace is a very large house, originally built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, though the part that can be seen from the road was built in 1913. Many tourists stand outside the Palace to watch the ceremony of Changing the Guard, and since 1993 parts of the house have been opened to the public in the summer.
  2. 2the British royal family or the people who advise them Buckingham Palace refused to comment.
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