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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The most important of the seven hills of ancient Rome. Traditionally the location of the earliest Roman settlement, it was the site of many imperial palaces, including ones built by Tiberius, Nero, and Domitian.

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  • proper noun One of the seven hills of Rome; the site of the earliest settlement.

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From Latin Palatinus, from Palatium.

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