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

  • A city of southeast Florida on a barrier beach of the Atlantic Ocean north of Fort Lauderdale. It was developed as a fashionable resort by Henry Flagler in the 1890s.

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  • noun a resort town in southeast Florida on an island on the Atlantic coast


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  • I’m not here to play what you called the Palm Beach game.


  • I’m not here to play what you called the Palm Beach game.


  • I’m not here to play what you called the Palm Beach game.


  • Palm Beach, aka The High Rise section dubbed for a string of tall, name brand hotels, is Aruba's calling card.

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  • To Steve Helling with "People" magazine, there are many, many reports putting him in Palm Beach, which is the same town Rachel Uchitel spent Christmas.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2010

  • Teenage boys called the Palm Beach post and said they lost their trust funds in his scam and they took credit for it.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2009

  • During weekly tours of the Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. -- stops include the Circle Dining Room and a banquet room with a gold-leaf ceiling -- historian James Ponce braids the story of the hotel with that of real-estate and railroad tycoon Henry Flagler, who was the force behind the construction of the Breakers, originally known as the Palm Beach Inn, in 1896.

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  • Palm Beach, which is located on a 16-mile-long barrier island along Florida's southeastern coast, is in the country's third-richest county, with a per capita income of $109,219, according to the 2000 census.

    Palm Beach Perfect

  • "I don't wonder the place is called Palm Beach," remarked Rhoda.

    Nan Sherwood at Palm Beach Or Strange Adventures Among The Orange Groves

  • Social organization there was egalitarian, and we certainly didn't see the extreme social stratification that we see on the island today, referring to Palm Beach's elitist reputation.

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