Castles

A fortified building or complex of buildings, usually residential, that is intended to provide defense against attackers.

Quick Facts

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155
Names
castle
castles
kastelen Dutch
kasteel Dutch
castillos Spanish
castillo Spanish
castel Spanish

More Definitions

Buildings or groups of buildings intended primarily to serve as a fortified residence of a prince or nobleman.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006891. The J. Paul Getty Trust.