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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

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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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And as for castles in the air, mine may not be as magnificent as that sort of architecture, but perhaps as substantial, Mr.
They still dream of experimental realisation of their social Utopias, of founding isolated "phalansteres," of establishing "Home Colonies," of setting up a "Little Icaria" -- duodecimo editions of the New Jerusalem -- and to realise all these castles in the air, they are compelled to appeal to the feelings and purses of the bourgeois.
I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.
No one shall have a finger in this nice little pie; you shall do it all yourself, only don't go too fast, or make too many castles in the air, my dear; for time and patience must go into this pie of ours if it is to turn out well.
There we worked, revising mythology, rounding a fable here and there, and building castles in the air for which earth offered no worthy foundation.