[ shahn-bawr ]

  1. a village in the Loire Valley, N central France: site of Renaissance château built by Francis I.

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How to use Chambord in a sentence

  • This gallery led to the magnificent staircase which, no doubt, inspired the famous double staircase of Chambord.

    Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
  • As for my father, he hasn't had to decide anything since the Comte de Chambord refused to adopt the tricolour.

    Coming Home | Edith Wharton
  • M. de Faverges one evening came to look for the curé, in order to tell him that the Count de Chambord had arrived in Normandy.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet | Gustave Flaubert
  • The window-openings of the two first stories are beautiful enough to rival those of Chambord and equal those of Blois.

  • The delegate cancelled the suspension of papers that had published letters from Chambord and D'Aumale.

British Dictionary definitions for Chambord


/ (French ʃɑ̃bɔr) /

  1. a village in N central France: site of a famous Renaissance chateau

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