chateau chateau  /ʃæ ˈtoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an impressive country house (or castle) in France

Usage(s):

  1. He wanted to buy a chateau, he said, and the dazzled real-estate agent showed him the historic Chateau de Theillat.
  2. Our night began at The Rocks, Jay Rockefeller's chateau away from chateau deep in the hills of Rock Creek Park.
  3. The search for a bargain chateau can begin at home, where one can scan specialized websites like vacationspot.

News

  1. Partial Chateau project approved

    Adam Jensen / Tahoe Daily Tribune Hilary Roverud, South Lake Tahoe's Development Services Department director, discusses a partial Chateau project at the City Council's Tuesday meeting.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Tahoe Daily Tribune

  2. Study sheds light on origins of French winemaking

    Workers collect white grapes in the vineyards of the famed Chateau Haut Brion during the grape harvest in Pessac-Leognan, near Bordeaux, France, in 2012. Scientists using biomolecular analysis of ancient amphorae have proven that winemaking began in France as early as the fifth century B.C., when local Celts picked up viticultural techniques from seafaring Etruscans from central Italy.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. STPUD, Chateau developers resolve water line issue

    An agreement regarding the water lines has been reached between South Tahoe Public Utility District and Tahoe Stateline Ventures, the developers of the Chateau project. The issue was discussed at the June 6 STPUD board meeting and the board unanimously approved it. “The district’s inspection [...]
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Lake Tahoe News

Quotes

  1. "I was so honored when the couple asked me to officiate. We did it on the front steps of the Chateau as 40 of their friends looked on seated in a loungelike atmosphere," Spelling wrote.
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Tori Spelling Source: USA Today

  2. "He took practical steps, like adding a herd of dairy cows in the 1950s in order to use the prairies below the chateau as organic fertilizer supply," Chateau Lafite-Rothschild said, describing the baron as "a major shaper of events in the...
    on Aug 6, 2007 By: Elie de Rothschild Source: Washington Post

  3. Although it is uncertain if she was implying this was the same man, Lohan stated in last month's British GQ, "I have one really bad stalker. He says he's going to be at the Chateau Marmont before my birthday and prove to me that we're meant to be...
    on Aug 12, 2006 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

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