Definition of Palais de Justice in English:

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Palais de Justice

Pronunciation: /paˌlā də jəˈstēs/

noun (plural same)

(In France and French-speaking countries) a court of law.
Example sentences
  • 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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