[ shuh-lon, shil-uhn; French shee-yawn ]
/ ʃəˈlɒn, ˈʃɪl ən; French ʃiˈyɔ̃ /
an ancient castle in W Switzerland, at the end of Lake Geneva.
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Words nearby Chillon
, chilling effect
, chilli powder
, chilli sauce
, chill out
, chill pill
, chilly bin
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How to use Chillon in a sentence
He is much troubled to find that the dungeon in the Castle of Chillon is much more cheerful than he had supposed it was.
Chillon came home from a garrison town, and there was a consultation about his future career.
They descended, Chillon saying that they would soon have the mists rising, and must not delay to start on their journey.
The blast of the postillion's horn on the dark highway moved Chillon to say: 'This is what they call posting, my dear.'
British Dictionary definitions for Chillon
/ (ʃɪˈlɒn, French ʃijɔ̃) /
a castle in W Switzerland, in Vaud at the E end of Lake Geneva
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