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chateau -- (French)
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  • She restored the chateau and turned it into a small hotel.
  • The chateau has a small vineyard.
  • Across a cove he could see the gloomy gray stone of the chateau.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • So despite the well-planned lake—upon which a few select residents can sail but not motor—and Desi’s tastefully grand house—a Swiss chateau on an American scale—I remain unwooed.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • While all this suffering was going on, while people were losing their loved ones, their homes and their livelihoods, our president, Asif Zardari, was on holiday at a chateau in France.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The parties were lavish affairs at catering halls or places like Chi-Am Chateau.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Chateau
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Rain sheeted down on the darkening countryside surrounding the Chateau de Langeais.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • …New Jersey and Oyster Bay and Providence and New Canaan, and—further afield —Miami, Houston, Dallas, Charlottesville, Atlanta, where at the invitation of my lovely client Mindy, the wife of an auto-parts magnate named Earl, I spent three fairly congenial days in the guest house of a spanking new coral-stone chateau featuring its own billiard parlour, "gentleman’s pub" (with authentic, imported, English-born barkeep), and indoor shooting range with custom track mounted target system.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Mrs. Sanborn wished a French chateau built upon their new estate on the Hudson.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead

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  • There were some fine photographs of the chateaux of the Loire, and an article as well.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • He again ran back to the chateau.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • They lived in his chateau, or rather had, until he had taken to firing the breakfast dishes at her; then she had cabled for help, and the old gentleman had gone over to find out what were his Grace’s terms.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • We’d have to leave my grandmother at the chateau, of course.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • Then they talked a few moments longer, and after the goodnights, or rather good mornings, the guests of the chateau retired to bed.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Or placid chateaux ringed with sullen huts?
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • But since we were in a seven-freaking-bedroom country chateau with a Sub-Zero fridge and Viking range at our disposal, it didn’t cut it.
    James Patterson  --  School’s Out - Forever
  • 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
  • Below the baseline of the center triangles was the entrance, double doors that together formed a cathedral arch, the hardware massive rings of iron common to an Alpine chateau.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • …1815, when its green fields and quiet cities were enlivened by multiplied red-coats: when its wide chaussees swarmed with brilliant English equipages: when its great canal-boats, gliding by rich pastures and pleasant quaint old villages, by old chateaux lying amongst old trees, were all crowded with well-to-do English travellers: when the soldier who drank at the village inn, not only drank, but paid his score; and Donald, the Highlander, billeted in the Flemish farm-house, rocked the…
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • It was modelled on the chateau at Blois.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • Surely you don’t object to a photo of this magnificent chateau?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • 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
  • 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
  • Suddenly an opening appeared ahead, and then the massive walls of a chateau-looking house, with outworks, bastions, blockhouses, and palisadoes, frowned on a headland that bordered the outlet of a broad stream.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pathfinder
  • THE OVAL PORTRAIT THE chateau into which my valet had ventured to make forcible entrance, rather than permit me, in my desperately wounded condition, to pass a night in the open air, was one of those piles of commingled gloom and grandeur which have so long frowned among the Appennines, not less in fact than in the fancy of Mrs. Radcliffe.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  MS. Found in a Bottle
  • ChAteau Neuf du Pape?
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • One was better off at the Piscines Chateau-Landon, Rouvet or du boulevard de la Gare.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • I never thought my own problems would very shortly mirror, albeit briefly, those of Edmond Dantes and the hopelessness of his years in the grim island fortress of Chateau dTf.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • 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
  • As usual, a pilot put off immediately, and rounding the Chateau d’If, got on board the vessel between Cape Morgion and Rion island.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Even the bridge between Durance and Chateau-Arnoux can barely support ox-teams.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • You are like the Chateau de Dampmartin, which is bursting with laughter.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Chateau des Fleurs; there I shall find Oblonsky, songs, the cancan.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • One of these buildings is called Chateau Neuf, which means ’the new palace.’
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • 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
  • On the northeast fringe of the city, Cedric Gilliam pecks Sherene, his new girlfriend, on the cheek as lie slips through the door of the Chateau-a raucous black nightclub-where she works as a hostess.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • "It is, of course, the case of the Comte de Tournay, this time; a dangerous task, for the Comte, whose escape from his chateau, after he had been declared a ’suspect’ by the Committee of Public Safety, was a masterpiece of the Scarlet Pimpernel’s ingenuity, is now under sentence of death.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • A pal of his said what a shame that a veteran of Chateau Thierry should be shoved around by a greenhorn.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • So there was a sense of freedom when I went to Hallowell on the bus, not the same old kids, not the same old streets named for famous battles (Tarawa Road, Chateau Thierry Avenue), not the same old barracks buildings.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • , 1840; "Le Culte du Feu," a folio volume of ponderous research into the religion and ritual of the old Persian Ghebers, published in 1841; "La Soiree du Chateau en Espagne," 1 tom.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Rappaccini’s Daughter
  • Babbitt admired the Chateau.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • He surveyed the house with interest, and then walked round and scanned the outer boundary of the garden, as one might have done had it been the birthplace of Shakespeare, the prison of Mary Stuart, or the Chateau of Hougomont.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • He spent his days in poring over a map of the forest of Compiegne, as though it had been that of the ’Pays du Tendre’; he surrounded himself with photographs of the Chateau of Pierrefonds.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • FATHER-ROBERT: Why not go to the Chateau of Merdailles?
    Eugene Ionesco  --  The Future Is in Eggs
  • 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
  • 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
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