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chateau
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Definition an impressive country house (or castle) in France
  • She restored the chateau and turned it into a small hotel.
chateau = an impressive country house (or castle) in France
  • The chateau has a small vineyard.
  • chateau = an impressive country house (or castle) in France
  • Across a cove he could see the gloomy gray stone of the chateau.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • chateau = an impressive house
  • FATHER-ROBERT: Why not go to the Chateau of Merdailles?
    Eugene Ionesco  --  The Future Is in Eggs
  • And neither is the old man, and he never was, and I don't care what he says he almost did at Chateau-Thierry.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • One of these buildings is called Chateau Neuf, which means 'the new palace.'
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • The towns are close-spaced now—Chateau-Thierry and Meaux and then an unending chain of suburbs—and everything is tangled and fuzzy.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • He left his vehicle at the tavern in the village street, and obeyed the simple instructions which were given him for finding the chateau.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • Surely you don't object to a photo of this magnificent chateau?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Hoax, Hokesh—a matter of geography and accent; this chateau was once in the Carpathians, so 'Hokesh' it is, if 'twill make your death merrier.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Admiral de Chateau–Renault was so indecisive as to obey this directive, and the galleons entered the Bay of Vigo.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The prize-story experience had seemed to open a way which might, after long traveling and much uphill work, lead to this delightful chateau en Espagne.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • The life in the great feudal chateaux was so dull that the lords and ladies seized with avidity any amusement which promised to while away an idle hour.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • You are like the Chateau de Dampmartin, which is bursting with laughter.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • I arrived in the neighbourhood of his chateau in the Ardennes but it was some days before I could find a pretext for gaining admission to the house.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • Babbitt admired the Chateau.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Fortier had critical information relevant to the virus, he told Gaetan, and suggested that the leaders meet at the Chateau Triomphe in the Right Bank.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • He again ran back to the chateau.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The pastureland was green, and there were fine trees, and sometimes big rivers and chateaux off in the trees.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • A supper-table was laid for two, in the third of the rooms; a round room, in one of the chateau's four extinguisher-topped towers.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities

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