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[shahn-bawr] /ʃɑ̃ˈbɔr/
a village in the Loire Valley, N central France: site of Renaissance château built by Francis I. Unabridged
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  • The identification of their two minds had been full and absolute from the moment of their first encounter long ago in Chambord.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • He was born on the same day as the Count of Chambord, the 29th of September, 1820.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • I will to-day wait on my sister-in-law at her toilette, and I will invite my brother to hunt the stag with me at Chambord.

    Cinq Mars, Complete Alfred de Vigny
  • On the way to Chambord you enter the flat and sandy Sologne.

  • This gallery led to the magnificent staircase which, no doubt, inspired the famous double staircase of Chambord.

    Catherine de' Medici Honore de Balzac
  • But Chambord, like Madrid, was not a prison; it was a retreat.

  • For some time before his death, Franois still lingered on at Chambord.

  • How much greater was that than a huge pile of stone like Chambord!

    Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell
  • His widow, the bloody Catherine de' Medici, retired to Chambord in her old age, and set the place in order.

    The Car That Went Abroad Albert Bigelow Paine
  • They were to stay a fortnight at Chambord and to spend the rest of the winter in Paris.

    Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell
British Dictionary definitions for Chambord


/French ʃɑ̃bɔr/
a village in N central France: site of a famous Renaissance chateau
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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