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cha·teau / shaˈtō/ (also châ·teau) • n. (pl. -teaux / -ˈtō(z)/ ) a large French country house or castle often giving its name to wine made in its neighborhood: [in names] Château Margaux.

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château.
1. French castle.

2. Large French country-house, in C16 often retaining allusions to fortifications, as in the deep ditch and corner towers of e.g. Chambord, and various châteaux in the Loire Valley.

3. Any large French country-house, with allusions to castles or not.

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