chateaux chateaux  /ʃə ˈtoʊ/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Admirers gave her gilded carriages and chateaux, buckets of jewels, and a mansion on the Champs-Elyses.
  2. Patronesses supplied chalets and chateaux.
  3. Set down at their chateaux, they unpacked their luggage, recovered their land-legs, settled down to a fortnight of final conditioning.

News

  1. Resorts Deploy Incentient SmartTouch On A Brand-Wide Basis

    LAS VEGAS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether their travels take them to the Forbes Five-Star rated Ocean House in Rhode Island, Relais and Chateaux's Hotel Le Toiny in St Barths, or the newest art-meets-music-and-luxury ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. McLaren Automotive Partners With Cordier Mestrezat To Host A Joint Vip Experience During Vinexpo 2013

    WOKING, UNITED KINGDOM – June 18, 2013: McLaren Automotive is pleased to announce the partnership with Cordier Mestrezat Grands Crus, the legendary wine trading house, to host an ultimate VIP experience during Vinexpo 2013 – the world’s leading wine and spirits exhibition in Bordeaux, France, taking place between 16-20 June. The joint event, on the evening of 17 June at Chateaux Cordier, will ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

Quotes

  1. "All the leaders of the world have chateaux and palaces in France, whether they are from the Gulf, Europe, Africa," Sassou-Nguesso said following a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy that centered on the crisis in Darfur, Sudan.
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Denis Sassou-Nguesso Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Just as it was for my father, becoming a member of Relais & Chateaux is a peak career moment for me," said Meyer. "It is an affirmation by the finest hospitality organization in the world of Eleven Madison Park's achievement, and I am...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Danny Meyer Source: MarketWatch

  3. "I'm proud to be here to offer Canadians and visitors from around the world a unique opportunity to journey into the heart of the Saint-Louis forts and chateaux," said Mr. Petit. "Much like the people and places we have commemorated today,...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Daniel Petit Source: Market Wire (press release)

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