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château

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noun châ·teau \sha-ˈtō\

Simple Definition of château

  • : a castle or a large house especially in France

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of château

plural châteaus play \-ˈtōz\ or châteaux \-ˈtō(z)\

  1. 1 :  a feudal castle or fortress in France

  2. 2 :  a large country house :  mansion

  3. 3 :  a French vineyard estate

Examples of château in a sentence

  1. <a gorgeous château on a hill>



Origin of château

French, from Old French chastel, Latin castellum fortress


First Known Use: 1720


Learn More about château

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "château"


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