What does the word chateau mean?

Usage examples for chateau

  1. The chateau lies some two miles hence by water. – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. To do it with a good grace was more than they were equal to; and when Marie and her father set off for the chateau, they left the boys crying bitterly. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  3. I was taken by car to corps headquarters at another chateau, where I saw some young officers, elegantly dressed, lounging about. – 'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany by Gerald Featherstone Knight