château: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sha-tō' Fr. shä-tō'), [key]
— pl. -teaus, -teaux
- (in France) a castle or fortress.
- a stately residence imitating a distinctively French castle.
- a country estate, esp. a fine one, in France or elsewhere on the Continent.
- (often cap.) a winegrower's estate, esp. in the Bordeaux region of France: often used as part of the name of a wine.
- chateau (Thesaurus)