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  • n. Plural form of chateau.

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Examples

  • One suggestion is opening luxury hotels in chateaux including Chambord in the central Loire Valley and Rambouillet outside Paris.

    Cash-Strapped France Turns To Tourism For Financial Aid

  • My parents lived in one of those country houses called chateaux, which are merely old houses with gable roofs, to which are attached three or four farms lying around them.

    Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

  • My parents lived in one of those country houses called chateaux, which are merely old houses with pointed roofs, to which are attached three or four adjacent farms.

    Selected Writings of Guy De Maupassant

  • There may be nothing architecturally new in these modern 'chateaux' and

    Normandy Picturesque

  • He and his wife Ann, he said, had spent years designing and building the home and had bought items for the home, including fireplace mantels and 400-year-old flooring from French chateaux, on their travels before it was built.

    Private Properties

  • (This year, for example, recession-minded British importers demanded and got large price cuts for the 2008 Bordeaux – even from top chateaux.)

    Ernest Gallo, behavioral economist | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • As Mary ran through the specifics — the rigid classification system, the harebrained agricultural schemes, the pretensions of the chateaux proprietors (my interpretations, not her words) — I realized how closely I had been associating Bordeaux with my least favorite things about France: bureaucracy, elitism and the rigid adherence to rules in place of common sense.

    Sasha Smith

  • We have encountered her chateaux and other buildings and areas that claim her as their own in Brittany and around Nantes and it seems her name pops up almost everywhere.

    choper - French Word-A-Day

  • Reservations are crucial in Bordeaux, so it is best to telephone or write in advance to the chateaux you would like to visit.

    Exploring the Wine Route

  • Visitors come to tour medieval chateaux, to taste wine in southern Moravia or beer in Bohemia.

    Bohemian Rhapsody on Two Wheels

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