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FANCY yourself as king of the castle? The Sun (2016)No bouncy castle was required. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Apparently they reckon it's a better insight into Britain than any castle or cathedral. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No one in the castle or town was immune to the horror of what then followed. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)The castle also houses one of the largest collections of owls in the world. The Sun (2010)There are also two other castles in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was still in his socks after going on the bouncy castle next to the ride. The Sun (2009)The lobby and restaurant are in the original castle building. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Its capture had a domino effect on neighbouring castles and towns. Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005)The geography of the castle meant the two parties would be able to see each other but not speak. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Everyone is used to being the king of the castle so it is inevitable there will be a clash of egos. The Sun (2006) Building sand castles or jumping waves? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He is king of the castle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The castle houses the tourist office. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The medieval castle is the most romantic ruin in Cornwall. On the Trail of Merlin - a guide to the Celtic mystery tradition (1991)Location Durham is a green city with a beautiful cathedral and castle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The main trench now extended about 50 metres from the first castle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is one of the country's best preserved medieval castles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The rooftop car park where a bouncy castle once stood is a gaping, empty hole. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In summer there are lakeside fish restaurants, most of them on the other side of the castle from the lido. Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)They say an Englishman's home is his castle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The imposing castle sits high on the hill in the heart of the town, looming above the streets, shops and cars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'castle'
British English: castle /ˈkɑːsl/ NOUN
A castle is a large building with thick, high walls that was built in the past to protect people during wars and battles.
- American English: castle
- Arabic: قَلْعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: castelo
- Chinese: 城堡
- Croatian: dvorac
- Czech: hrad
- Danish: slot
- Dutch: kasteel
- European Spanish: castillo
- Finnish: linna
- French: château
- German: Schloss Gebäude
- Greek: κάστρο
- Italian: castello
- Japanese: 城
- Korean: 성
- Norwegian: borg
- Polish: zamek budynek
- European Portuguese: castelo
- Romanian: castel
- Russian: замок жилище
- Spanish: castillo
- Swedish: slott
- Thai: ปราสาท
- Turkish: kale şato vb
- Ukrainian: замок
- Vietnamese: tòa lâu đài
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