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palace revolution

  

      n   a coup d'état made by those already in positions of power, usually with little violence  
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palace  
      n   cap when part of a name  
1    the official residence of a reigning monarch or member of a royal family  
Buckingham Palace     
2    the official residence of various high-ranking church dignitaries or members of the nobility, as of an archbishop  
3    a large and richly furnished building resembling a royal palace,   (Related adjs)        palatial       palatine  
     (C13: from Old French palais, from Latin Palatium Palatine2, the site of the palace of the emperors)  


Blenheim Palace  
      n   a palace in Woodstock in Oxfordshire: built (1705--22) by Sir John Vanbrugh for the 1st Duke of Marlborough as a reward from the nation for his victory at Blenheim; gardens laid out by Henry Wise and Capability Brown; birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill (1874)  
Buckingham Palace  
      n   the London residence of the British sovereign: built in 1703, rebuilt by John Nash in 1821--36 and partially redesigned in the early 20th century  
Crystal Palace  
      n   a building of glass and iron designed by Joseph Paxton to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. Erected in Hyde Park, London, it was moved to Sydenham (1852--53): destroyed by fire in 1936  
gin palace  
      n   (formerly) a gaudy drinking house  
Nonsuch Palace  
      n   a former royal palace in Cuddington in London: built in 1538 for Henry VIII; later visited by Elizabeth I, James I, Charles I, and Charles II; demolished (1682--1702)  
palace revolution  
      n   a coup d'état made by those already in positions of power, usually with little violence  
picture palace  
      n     (Brit)      an old-fashioned name for       cinema       1a  
Saint James's Palace  
      n   usually abbreviated to   , St James's Palace   a palace in Pall Mall, London: residence of British monarchs from 1697 to 1837  

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