Palaces

Official residences, frequently large and impressively appointed, of sovereigns or other high dignitaries; for other large stately dwellings but not official residences, use "mansions.".

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palace
palaces
paleizen Dutch
paleis Dutch
palacios Spanish
palacio Spanish

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Official residences, frequently large and impressively appointed, of sovereigns or other high dignitaries; for other large stately dwellings but not official residences, use "mansions."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005734. The J. Paul Getty Trust.