palatine

[ pal-uh-tahyn, -tin ]SEE DEFINITION OF palatine
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The Princess Palatine' had just as much gallantry as gravity.

"Your father and I met one afternoon at—at the Palatine," he stammered.

The palatine and his nephew are still with us, and we are daily expecting other guests.

What hand had guided him down the declivities of the Palatine?

I dread to utter it, for all approve what the prince Palatine affirms.

The malignant nursling of the blood-thirsty Palatine at large again!

Wilt thou deign to follow me to my home, by the Palatine Bridge?

Such was the scene which presented itself to me from the top of the Palatine.

Pales, protectress of flocks, gives her name to the Palatine Hill.

The schools of the Palatine were the station of the cohorts of the guard.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French palatin (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin palatinus "of the palace" (of the Caesars), from Latin palatium (see palace). Used in English to indicate quasi-royal authority. Reference to the Rhineland state is from c.1580.

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