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Definition of palatine adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    palatine

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈpæləˌtaɪn//
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1(of an official, etc. in the past) having the power in a particular area that a king or queen usually has
  2. 2(of an area of land) ruled over by someone who has the power of a king or queen
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