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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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chateauchat‧eau /ˈʃætəʊ $ ʃæˈtoʊ/ noun (plural chateaux /-təʊz $ -ˈtoʊz/) [countable]  TBBa castle or large country house in France
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chateauThe location is excellent for walking, and well situated for touring the abbeys and chateaux of the Bordeaux and Bergerac regions.One immensely-detailed drawing shows a grand chateau with vineyards, tennis court and swimming pool.Years later I learned that he died in 1981 at his chateau near Grasse.Bao Dai was still residing at his chateau near Cannes with his wife and five children.In every town a romanesque church or chateau.She shrank from entering the chateau, and had to be cajoled inside.Five of the chateau soldiers were killed and Benjamin had a small cut high on his cheek.I liked that the chateau did have its standards.
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