Definition of palazzo in English:

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palazzo

Pronunciation: /pəˈlatsəʊ/

noun (plural palazzos or palazzi /pəˈlatsi/)

A palatial building, especially in Italy.
Example sentences
  • Dotted all around it are perfect little palazzi and art deco buildings, and the city boasts broad pavements, palm trees, evening passeggiata, elegant bars and a vibrant cafe society.
  • The form and scale of the building recalls ancient Venetian palazzi, but it is treated in a more abstract, contemporary fashion, with an emphasis on the flatness of the external surface.
  • There's the neoclassical dining room with its frescoes depicting the country house of the palazzo's previous owners, the Baglioni family.

Origin

Italian, 'palace'.

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