palace [-s] n
OFr < L. palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome; the house of Augustus situated there; later applied to residences of the Caesars.
- Mansion; luxurious abode; royal dwelling place; majestic habitation; lavish residence.
- Celestial home; heavenly chamber.
- Riches; wealth; fortune; treasure; inheritance; legacy.
- [Fig.] coffin; grave; burial place.