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pal•a•tine



Pronunciation: (pal'u-tīn", -tin), [key]
adj.
1. having royal privileges: a count palatine.
2. of or pertaining to a count palatine, earl palatine, or county palatine.
3. of or pertaining to a palace; palatial: a palatine chapel.
4. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Palatinate.

n.
1. a vassal exercising royal privileges in a province; a count or earl palatine.
2. an important officer of an imperial palace.
3. a high official of an empire.
4. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate.
5. (cap.) one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
6. a shoulder cape, usually of fur or lace, formerly worn by women.

pal•a•tine



Pronunciation: (pal'u-tīn", -tin), [key]
adj.
of, near, or in the palate; palatal: the palatine bones.

Pal•a•tine



Pronunciation: (pal'u-tīn"), [key]
n.
a city in NE Illinois. 32,166.

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