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castle

noun
 
/ˈkæs·əl/
A2 a large, strong building that was built in the past to protect the people inside from being attacked
Translations of “castle”
in Arabic قَلْعة…
in Korean 성…
in Malaysian istana, tir…
in French château, tour…
in Turkish kale, hisar, şato…
in Italian castello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 城堡, 堡壘, 棋子…
in Russian замок…
in Polish zamek…
in Vietnamese lâu đài, quân cờ thấp…
in Spanish castillo, torre…
in Portuguese castelo…
in Thai ปราสาท, ตัวเรือในเกมหมากรุก…
in German die Burg, der Turm…
in Catalan castell…
in Japanese 城…
in Indonesian puri, (buah catur)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 城堡, 堡垒, 棋子…
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