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.

  1. Mansion; luxurious abode; royal dwelling place; majestic habitation; lavish residence.
  2. Celestial home; heavenly chamber.
  3. Riches; wealth; fortune; treasure; inheritance; legacy.
  4. [Fig.] coffin; grave; burial place.