from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A French castle.
- n. A French manor house.
- n. An estate where wine is produced and often bottled, especially in the Bordeaux region of France.
- n. A large country house.
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- n. Alternative spelling of château.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A castle or a fortress in France.
- n. A manor house or residence of the lord of the manor; a gentleman's country seat; also, particularly, a royal residence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A castle; a manor-house; a large and stately residence, usually in the country: chiefly with reference to France or southern Europe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an impressive country house (or castle) in France
French château, from Old French chastel, from Latin castellum, castle; see castle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)