palazzo

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Borrowed from Italian palazzo, from Latin palātium (palace, large residence), from Palātium (Palatine), one of the seven hills of Rome, where aristocrats built large homes. Cognate to English palace.

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palazzo (plural palazzos or palazzi)

  1. A large, palatial urban building in Italy.
    • 1990 May 20, Betty Martin, “A Couple of Ways of Viewing 'the Eternal City'”, in Los Angeles Times[1]:
      At the piazzas, Romans are usually surrounded by tourists attracted by the classical palazzos, churches, monuments and fountains.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin palātium (palace, large residence), from Palātium (Palatine), one of the seven hills of Rome. Cognate to English palace, French palais, Spanish palacio, Portuguese paço, palácio, see more at palātium.

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  • IPA(key): /paˈlat.tso/, [päˈl̺ät̪͡ːs̪o]
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  • Rhymes: -attso
  • Hyphenation: pa‧làz‧zo

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palazzo m (plural palazzi)

  1. A royal palace.
  2. A palatial urban building, a palazzo.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian palazzo, from Latin palātium (palace, large residence), from Palātium (Palatine), one of the seven hills of Rome. Cognate to Spanish palacio.

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  • IPA(key): /paˈlatso/, [paˈlat̪so]

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palazzo m (plural palazzos)

  1. palazzo (palatial urban building in Italy)