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Synonyms for castle

Synonyms for castle

a large and stately mansion

a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack

(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

interchanging the positions of the king and a rook


Related Words

move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

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The annual St David's Day parade made its way from the Cardiff 's City Hall to the Hayes, along St Mary's Street and through the iconic Cardiff Castle gates.
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I loved discovering a forest had sprung up behind the castle gates through which the company, dressed like Aurora, resembled a mirrored maze.
The fence in front of the castle gates seems to be a target.
Hundreds of schoolchildren marched from Caernarfon's Maes through the town's famous castle gates to herald the start of the Cipio'r Castell (Capturing the Castle) event.
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Home to a bust of the Scottish king; Barmoor Castle gates.
Tomorrow: Four guided walks of 6 to 13 miles to Marrick, Castle Bolton, Calver Hill, Barningham, cost pounds 5; free Drummer Boy Walk, meet outside Richmond Castle gates 2.
The switching of the ceremony to Windsor Guildhall then triggered the announcement from the Queen that she was not prepared to walk the 184 paces (it has been measured) from the Castle gates to the new venue.
This was a first inkling that the back-inbusiness sign may soon be swinging from the Castle gates after a depressing resumption last weekend when Iris's Gift flopped on his chase debut.
All day dozens of well-wishers gathered outside the castle gates to catch a glimpse of the royal visitors.
Already the moats are being drawn and the castle gates are starting to close.
The Queen, Prince Philip and the Prince of Wales attended the tiny Crathie Church close to the castle gates.
Moreover, it celebrates padlocking the castle gates against women with the wrong bodies, the wrong pedigree, and the wrong attitude - one that refuses to accept the lockout.
The walk goes around Chirk Castle, on parkland, woods and visits the magnificent Castle Gates.