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Palatine meaning

palatine - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. the most important of the Seven Hills of Rome; supposedly the location of the first settlement and the site of many imperial palaces
  2. 2. ( Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
  3. 3. Of or pertaining to a palace, or to a high officer of a palace; hence, possessing royal privileges.
  4. 4. One invested with royal privileges and rights within his domains; a count palatine. See Count palatine, under 4th Count.
  5. 5. The Palatine hill in Rome.
  6. 6. Of or pertaining to the palate.
  7. 7. A palatine bone.
  8. 8. The hill in Rome.
  9. 9. Given certain royal privileges or rights; as, an elector palatine.

palatine - examples of usage

  1. Should you need an asylum, Aemilia, go to the house of a freedman, one Mincius, living in the third house on the right of a street known as the Narrow one, close behind the amphitheatre at the foot of the Palatine Hill, and knock thrice at the door. - "Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion", G. A. Henty.
  2. At parting he sayd, smiling, he hoped he should yet hear of my making Offerings to Viriplaca on Mount Palatine; then added, gravelie, " You know where reall Offerings may be made and alwaies accepted- Offerings of spare Half- hours and Five- minutes, when we shut the Closet Door and commune with our own Hearts and are still." - "Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary", Anne Manning.
  3. The glacial Secretaries of Ceremony flanked him on either side, and the statuesque Palatine Guards saluted. - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
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