noun, plural châ·teaux [sha-tohz; French shah-toh] /ʃæˈtoʊz; French ʃɑˈtoʊ/, châ·teaus.
- chávez, cesar,
- château d'eau,
- château wine,
Origin of château
Examples from the Web for chateaux
Nevers is a revelation for us both, a wonderful town nestled on the Loire and bursting with cathedrals, chateaux and history.
They make up a two-book set with recipes from all 85 Relais Chateaux chefs in North America.
Two chateaux which began to burn are saved by the National Guard.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
The whole is thick set with farm-houses, chateaux, and the bastides of the inhabitants of Lyons.
Luxury properly belongs to the boudoir and the guest-chamber, to great houses and chateaux.The Country Doctor|Honore de Balzac
As one approaches Mcon by road from the north or west, great villas and chateaux de commerce line every kilometre of the way.Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy|Francis Miltoun
Chateaux have been going up in smoke during the last fortnight.Scaramouche|Rafael Sabatini
noun plural -teaux (-təʊ, -təʊz, French -to) or -teaus
Word Origin for chateau
c.1739, from French château, from Old French chastel (12c.), from Latin castellum "castle" (see castle (n.)).