Definition of schloss in English:

schloss

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Pronunciation: /ʃlɒs
 
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noun

(In Germany, Austria, or their former territories) a castle: the Manor lords it over the pines perched halfway up Barkin Fell like a Bavarian schloss
More example sentences
  • The website also carries details of sporting opportunities further afield, including shooting at a Hungarian schloss, a castle in Botswana, and a lodge in Namibia.
  • It's a very pretty, small town, with a large schloss (German equivalent of a chateau) at the far end.
  • It's a short walk inland through an avenue of pines to the Caldey village, backed by the turreted, white-washed and ochre-tiled monastery that the monks themselves built, rather in the image of a Rhineland schloss.

Origin

early 19th century: from German Schloss.

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