castillo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish castiello (stronghold, fortress, castle), from Latin castellum, diminutive of castrum (fort).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /kasˈtiʎo/, [kasˈt̪iʎo]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /kasˈtiɟ͡ʝo/, [kasˈt̪iʝo]

Noun[edit]

castillo m (plural castillos)

  1. castle (a large building that is fortified and contains many defences)

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