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Palatine British & World English

A village in northeastern Illinois, northwest of Chicago; population 67,080 (est. 2008)

palatine1 British & World English

(Of an official or feudal lord) having local authority that elsewhere belongs only to a sovereign

palatine2 British & World English

Relating to the palate or the palatine bone

palatine1 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

having local authority similar to that of a sovereign

palatine2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

of the palate and surrounding area

palatine bone in palatine2 British & World English

Each of two bones within the skull forming parts of the eye socket, the nasal cavity, and the hard palate

earl palatine British & World English

An earl having royal authority within his country or domain

Earl Palatine New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

earl with royal authority within his domain

count palatine British & World English

A feudal lord having royal authority within a region of a kingdom

County Palatine British & World English

(In England and Ireland) a county in which royal privileges and exclusive rights of jurisdiction were held by its earl or lord

Count Palatine New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

feudal lord with royal authority

earls palatine in earl palatine British & World English

An earl having royal authority within his country or domain

uvula British & World English

A fleshy extension at the back of the soft palate which hangs above the throat

palatine uvula in uvula British & World English

A fleshy extension at the back of the soft palate which hangs above the throat