picture palace


noun

British an old-fashioned name for cinema (def. 1a)

QUIZZES

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ

Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"
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Example sentences from the Web for picture palace

  • From time to time we read in the papers of some terrible accident in a picture-palace, or in a theatre.

    The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
  • Couldn't we go to a music-hall or a picture-palace or something?

    Changing Winds|St. John G. Ervine
  • In Coventry every theatre and picture-palace was in full swing Sundays as well as week-days.