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  Definition of castle
  1. interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
  2. a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  3. (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  4. a large and stately mansion
  5. move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
Similar Words: castling, rook, palace

 

Hyponyms: Balmoral Castle, Buckingham Palace

 

Derivational Morphology: rook, castling

 

Anagrams: cleats

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: toring   Albanian: kala  
Basque: gaztelu   Breton: kastell and tour  
Bulgarian: топ   Catalan: torre  
Croatian: dvorac and top   Danish: slot and tårn  
Dutch: kasteel and toren   Esperanto: kastelo and turo  
Estonian: linnus and vanker   Finnish: linna and torni  
French: château and tour   Frisian: kastiel and stins  
Galician: torre   German: Burg and Turm  
Greek: πύργος and κάστρο   Hebrew: טירה and צריח  
Hindi: किल्ला   Hungarian: bástya and vár  
Icelandic: hrókur and kastali   Ido: kastelo  
Indonesian: benteng   Interlingua: castello  
Irish: caiseal   Italian: castello and rocco  
Japanese:   Latin: castellum and turris  
Latvian: pils and tornis   Lithuanian: bokštas  
Macedonian: топ   Maltese: kastell  
Norwegian: tårn   Polish: wieża and zamek  
Portuguese: castelo and torre   Romanian: castel and turn  
Russian: ладья   Serbian: замaк  
Slovak: veža   Slovene: grad and trdnjava  
Spanish: castillo and torre   Swedish: slott and torn  
Turkish: kale   Ukrainian: тура  
Welsh: caer and castell  
 
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