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palazzo

[puh-laht-soh; Italian pah-laht-tsaw] /pəˈlɑt soʊ; Italian pɑˈlɑt tsɔ/
noun, plural palazzi
[puh-laht-see; Italian pah-laht-tsee] /pəˈlɑt si; Italian pɑˈlɑt tsi/ (Show IPA)
1.
an impressive public building or private residence; palace.
Origin
< Italian: literally, palace
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  • The result is a forty-three-story paradox: an understated palazzo.
Word Origin and History for palazzo
n.

1660s, from Italian palazzo (see palace).

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