[sha-toh; French shah-toh] /ʃæˈtoʊ; French ʃɑˈtoʊ/
noun, plural châteaux
[sha-tohz; French shah-toh] /ʃæˈtoʊz; French ʃɑˈtoʊ/ (Show IPA), châteaus.
(in France) a castle or fortress.
a stately residence imitating a distinctively French castle.
a country estate, especially a fine one, in France or elsewhere on the Continent.
(often initial capital letter) a winegrower’s estate, especially in the Bordeaux region of France: often used as part of the name of a wine.
/ˈʃætəʊ; French ʃɑto/
noun (pl) -teaux (-təʊ; -təʊz; French) (-to), -teaus
a country house, castle, or manor house, esp in France
(in Quebec) the residence of a seigneur or (formerly) a governor
(in the name of a wine) estate or vineyard
c.1739, from French château, from Old French chastel (12c.), from Latin castellum “castle” (see castle (n.)).
- Chateau bottled
adjective See estate bottled
[shah-toh-bree-ahn; English sha-toh-bree-ahn] /ʃɑ toʊ briˈɑ̃; English ʃæˌtoʊ briˈɑ̃/ noun 1. François René [frahn-swa ruh-ney] /frɑ̃ˈswa rəˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), Vicomte de, 1768–1848, French author and statesman. 2. (lowercase) a thick slice of tenderloin, broiled and served with potatoes and a sauce, often a béarnaise sauce. /French ʃɑtobrijɑ̃/ noun 1. François René (frɑ̃swa rəne), Vicomte de […]
- Chateau cardboard
noun 1. (NZ, informal) wine sold in a winebox
[shat-uh-gey, -gee; French shah-toh-gey] /ˈʃæt əˌgeɪ, -gi; French ʃɑ toʊˈgeɪ/ noun 1. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada, on the St. Lawrence.