châteaux

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châteaux

  1. plural form of château
    • 1877 September 15, F.P. Verney, “Pictures in Holland, on and off Canvas”, in Littell’s Living Age, volume 134, issue 1735:
      Few cottages, no châteaux, hardly any inhabitants, were to be seen; it seemed as if we were reaching the very end of the world.
    • 1904, Alberto Santos-Dumont, My Airships, page 15:
      Villages and woods, meadows and châteaux, pass across the moving scene, out of which the whistling of locomotives throws sharp notes.
    • 2004, Alexis Lipsitz Flippin et al., Frommer’s Europe, page 329:
      When royalty and nobility built châteaux throughout this valley during the Renaissance, sumptuousness was uppermost in their minds.

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châteaux m pl

  1. plural form of château