Definition of Chateau

1. Noun. An impressive country house (or castle) in France.

Generic synonyms: Country House



Definition of Chateau

1. n. A castle or a fortress in France.

Definition of Chateau

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of château) ¹

2. Noun. A French castle, fortress, manor house, or large country house. ¹

3. Noun. Any stately residence imitating a distinctively French castle. ¹

4. Noun. An estate where wine is produced and often bottled, especially in Bordeaux. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chateau

1. a large country house [n -TEAUX or -TEAUS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chateau

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chat shows
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chatathons
chatbot
chatbots
chatbox
chatboxes
chatchka
chatchkas
chatchke
chatchkes
chate
chateau (current term)
chateaubriand
chateaubriands
chateaulike
chateaus
chateaux
chatelain
chatelaine
chatelaines
chatelains
chatelet
chatelets
chatellanies
chatellany
chatfest

Literary usage of Chateau

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1. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1911)
"chateau DE CHENONCEAUX „ 176 140. LA CHANCELLERIE, LOCHES „ 177 141. ... chateau DE BLOIS : CORNICE OP SOUTH SIDE op COURT . . facing 180 145. ..."

2. A History of Architecture by Russell Sturgis, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1915)
"PACE 709 chateau of Chambord, main front 228 710 chateau of Chambord, main staircase 228 711 chateau of Blois, main staircase 229 712 chateau of Bury. ..."

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