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Word: palatial

Definition: of or suitable for a palace; magnificent


Sentences Containing 'palatial'

18-year-old Zuzana must deal with leaving her friends behind, as her family moves from a palatial villa to a confining apartment.
His palatial house (now the Women's College in the University) which housed a splendid library was the meeting place of the intellect of the town.
Jumping to a later passage (after digressing on other matters), the "Nihon shoki" retells Takemikazuchi and Futsunushi's landing on the beach, this time stating that Ōanamuchi verbally expressed resistance to relinquish his rule, until the heavenly gods promised him palatial residence to recompense his abdication.
Khanderao Market is a palatial building located in the city of Vadodara, Gujarat State, western India.
Meyerfeld was credited with bringing “modern vaudeville” to the Western United States with quality entertainment performed in palatial theaters.
Royalty and high nobility often have one or more "traditional" sites of burial, generally monumental, often in a palatial chapel or cathedral; see examples on Heraldica.org.
The author James Agee was from this area; the exteriors for the motion picture version of "All the Way Home" were shot outside one of the more palatial homes, which has since burned.
The Chimú are best known for their magnificent palatial complex of Chan Chan just south of modern-day Trujillo, Peru; now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
They became known for hosting small dinner parties from their giant bed in their palatial townhouse on Quai d'Orsay, and afterward everyone was invited to enjoy their huge bathtub together, taking advantage of iced bottles of champagne near at hand.
Yet another: "Emulating the quality of palatial interiors, in an expression of wealth for the mainstream, a theater of opulence is created in Burj Al Arab … The result is a baroque effect".

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