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A '''palace''' was (and is) a ''posh'' house (usually occupied by [[royalty]] or major [[noble|nobility]].
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A '''palace''' is a ''posh'' house, usually occupied by [[royalty]] or major [[noble|nobility]]. The word comes from classical [[Latin]], ''palatio'', which was a ''posh'' [[Roman Empire|Roman]] house, more usually in a [[city]] than the countryside, although "Fishbourne" outside Chichester in Hampshire, [[England]], is the exception that "proves" the rule.
 
The name comes from classical [[Latin]] -- ''palatio'', a ''posh'' [[Roman Empire|Roman]] house, more usually in a city than the countryside, although '''Fishbourne''' outside Chichester in Hampshire, England, is the exception that "proves" the rule.
 
   
 
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A palace is a posh house, usually occupied by royalty or major nobility. The word comes from classical Latin, palatio, which was a posh Roman house, more usually in a city than the countryside, although "Fishbourne" outside Chichester in Hampshire, England, is the exception that "proves" the rule.