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Definition of palace noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] the official home of a king, queen, president, etc. Buckingham Palace the royal/presidential palace
  2. 2[countable] any large impressive house The Old Town has a whole collection of churches, palaces, and mosques.
  3. 3[countable] (old-fashioned) (sometimes used in the names of buildings) a large public building, such as a hotel or movie theater the Palace Hotel
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