Palatine hill
palatine pal"a*tine, a. [F. palatin, L. palatinus, fr. palatium. See {Palace}, and cf. {Paladin}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a palace, or to a high officer of a palace; hence, possessing royal privileges. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the Palatinate. [PJC]

3. Of or pertaining to a Palatine[1]. [PJC]

{Count palatine}, {County palatine}. See under {Count}, and {County}.

{Palatine hill}, or {The palatine}, one of the seven hills of Rome, once occupied by the palace of the C[ae]sars. See also {Palatine Hill} in the vocabulary, and {Palace}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Palatine Hill — (p[a^]l [.a]*t[imac]n), prop. n. [L. Mons Palatinus, It. Monte Palatino.] One of the seven hills of Rome, situated southeast of the Capitoline and north northeast of the Aventine. It borders on the Roman Forum; is the traditional seat of the city …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • palatine — pal a*tine, a. [F. palatin, L. palatinus, fr. palatium. See {Palace}, and cf. {Paladin}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a palace, or to a high officer of a palace; hence, possessing royal privileges. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the Palatinate …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • palatine — palatine1 /pal euh tuyn , tin/, 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… …   Universalium

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