(n.) = palace. Ex: The article 'The public library - paperback palace or poorhouse?' discusses the factors which have caused South African public libraries to review their paperback purchasing policies. ---- * las cosas de palacio andan despacio = the wheels of bureaucracy turn/grind slowly. * palacio de congresos = conference centre ; conference hall ; convention hall ; convention centre. * palacio de deportes = sport arena. * palacio de justicia = courthouse. * palacio del cine = movie palace. * palacio residencial = residential palace.