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Meaning of CHATEAU

Pronunciation:  sha'tow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an impressive country house (or castle) in France
 

CHATEAU is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: country house

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cha`teau"\, n.; pl. {Chateux}. [F. ch[^a]teau a castle.
See {Castle}.]
1. A castle or a fortress in France.

2. A manor house or residence of the lord of the manor; a
   gentleman's country seat; also, particularly, a royal
   residence; as, the chateau of the Louvre; the chateau of
   the Luxembourg.

Note: The distinctive, French term for a fortified caste of
      the middle ages is ch[^a]teau-fort.

{Chateau en Espagne}[F.], a castle in Spain, that is, a
   castle in the air, Spain being the region of romance.

 

 

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