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palace

noun [C] uk   /ˈpæl.ɪs/ us  
B1 a large house that is the official home of a king, queen, or other person of high social rank: a royal/presidential palace Buckingham Palace is open to the public. old-fashioned used in the names of large buildings, such as cinemas or places where people go dancing: An old movie palace is being restored.
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