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Definition of Palace


  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 Quotations

Growing up, I was a little hippie kid. I went to some good concerts... Amnesty International with Bob Dylan and Tracy Chapman... The best concert I ever went to was this one at the Cow Palace my freshman year in college on New Year's Eve. It was Pearl Jam opening for Nirvana opening for Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Summer Sanders

Like the skyscraper, the automobile, and the motion-picture palace, neon signs once symbolized popular hopes for a new era of technological achievement and commercial abundance. From the 1920s to the 1950s, neon-lit streets pulsed with visual excitement from Vancouver to Miami.
Virginia Postrel

Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
John Donne

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
William Blake

Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there's no palace till it's built.
Fernando Pessoa
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Palace Translations

palace in Dutch is paleis
palace in French is palais
palace in German is Palast
palace in Italian is palazzo
palace in Norwegian is slott
palace in Spanish is palacio
palace in Swedish is palats, slott
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