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noun (plural same)
(In France and French-speaking countries) a court of law.
- The Palais de Justice, located in central Paris, France, is built on the site of the former royal palace of Saint Louis.
- He said the cells in the historic Palais de Justice in Paris were squalid and inhumane.
French, literally 'palace of justice'.
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Syllabification: Pa·lais de Jus·tice
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