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synonyms for châteaux

  • acropolis
  • alcazar
  • citadel
  • donjon
  • fastness
  • fort
  • fortification
  • fortress
  • hold
  • keep
  • manor
  • mansion
  • palace
  • peel
  • safehold
  • seat
  • stronghold
  • tower
  • villa
  • château
  • estate house
  • fasthold
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How to use châteaux in a sentence

Their Chateau en Espagne seemed invisible, as such chateaux usually are; and where it might be found, who was there to tell?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I passed more chateaux in ruins, and others shut up and forsaken.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
For he has often drawn up leases of chateaux with parks and out-houses, for three thousand a year.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
Visits to castles in the air,—Chateaux en Espagne, etc.,—with remarks on that sort of architecture.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
Sometimes a man thinks in mining parlance that he has 'struck it rich,' and straightway begins building his Chateaux en Espagne.
TOM GERRARDLOUIS BECKE
Every night the horizon was illumined by the conflagration of their chateaux, burned down by mobs.
MARIA ANTOINETTEJOHN S. C. (JOHN STEVENS CABOT) ABBOTT
Luxury properly belongs to the boudoir and the guest-chamber, to great houses and chateaux.
THE COUNTRY DOCTORHONORE DE BALZAC
Then we saw what looting meant, and how the German officer enriched his family home with trophies looted from many chateaux.
SKETCHES OF THE EAST AFRICA CAMPAIGNROBERT VALENTINE DOLBEY
She now dismissed chateaux with contempt as too small, too old-fashioned, lacking in servants' rooms, what not.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
They have also been named air-castles, chateaux en Espagne, 'baseless fabrics of a vision.'
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. I, NO. V, MAY, 1862VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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