palatine


palatine
palatine1
/pal"euh tuyn', -tin/, adj.
1. having royal privileges: a count palatine.
2. of or pertaining to a count palatine, earl palatine, or county palatine.
3. of or pertaining to a palace; palatial: a palatine chapel.
4. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Palatinate.
n.
5. a vassal exercising royal privileges in a province; a count or earl palatine.
6. an important officer of an imperial palace.
7. a high official of an empire.
8. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate.
9. (cap.) one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
10. a shoulder cape, usually of fur or lace, formerly worn by women.
[1400-50; late ME < ML, L palatinus of the imperial house, imperial; orig., of the hill Palatium in Rome. See PALACE, -INE1]
palatine2
/pal"euh tuyn', -tin/, adj.
of, near, or in the palate; palatal: the palatine bones.
[1650-60; < F palatin, -ine. See PALATE, -INE1]

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      village, Cook county, northeastern Illinois, U.S. Palatine is a suburb of Chicago, lying about 30 miles (50 km) northwest of the city. The community, established in 1855 when a Chicago and North Western Railway siding and depot was built, was named for Palatine, New York, the original hometown of one of the early settlers. Manufactures include outdoor grills, electrical products, adhesives, and safety equipment. William Rainey Harper (community) College was established there in 1965. Attractions include the restored George Clayson House (built 1873), which contains a local history museum. Inc. 1866. Pop. (1990) 39,253; (2000) 65,479.

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