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palatine is pronounced in three syllables
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video examples of palatine pronunciation
An example use of palatine in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… guard and the Palatine guard did exist …”
meanings of palatine
A resident of a palatinate.
A feudal lord (a count palatine or Pfalzgraf) or a bishop possessing palatine powers.
The Roman soldiers of the imperial palace; praetorians.
A palace official, especially in an imperial palace; the chief minister.
A type of shoulder cape for women.
One of a pair of bones behind the palate.
A county palatine, a palatinate.
Pertaining to a palace, particularly for the Eastern and Western Roman emperors; palatial.
Pertaining to the Elector Palatine or the German Palatinate or its people.
Of or relating to the palate or to a palatine bone.
Designating a ruler or feudal lord with direct powers held from the sovereign.
Designating a territory in England (and, later, other countries) whose lord had specific royal privileges, or designating a modern administrative area corresponding to such a territory.
A hamlet in County Carlow, Ireland.
A town in Montgomery County, New York.
A village in Cook County, Illinois.
One of the seven hills of Rome; the site of the earliest settlement.
palatine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word palatine occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.