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English definition of “chateau”

chateau

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʃætəʊ/ US  /ʃæˈtəʊ/ (plural chateaux)
a large house or castle in FranceBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
(Definition of chateau from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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