A pailace is a grand residence, inspecially a ryal residence or the hame o a heid o state or some ither heich-rankin dignitary, a bishop or airchbishop for insample.[1]

Schwerin Palace, historical ducal seat o Mecklenburg, Germany


  1. American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (4th ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN 0-618-08230-1.