castellan

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cas·tel·lan

 (kăs′tə-lən)
n.
The keeper or governor of a castle.

[Middle English castelain, from Norman French, from Medieval Latin castellānus, from Latin, of a fortress, from castellum, stronghold; see castle.]

castellan

(ˈkæstɪlən)
n
(Fortifications) rare a keeper or governor of a castle. Also called: chatelain
[C14: from Latin castellānus, from castellum castle]

cas•tel•lan

(ˈkæs tl n, kæˈstɛl ən)

n.
the governor of a castle.
[1350–1400; < Old North French < Latin castellānus occupant of a fortress]
Translations

castellan

nSchlossvogt m, → Kastellan m
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