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English translation: moated castle

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12:43 Sep 25, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Seeschloss
Seeschloss Monrepos in Ludwigsburg - what kind of a castle is this?
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 21:07
English translation:moated castle
Explanation:
moated castle=hist. See-oder Wasserschloss

a Seeschloss/-burg/Wasserschloss/-burg is a castle either lying
in a lake or it has a moat for protection dug around it.
Duden: zum Schutze mit einem Wassergraben umgeben in einer Niederung
oder See liegende Burg.
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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 15:07
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Summary of answers provided
naLake castle Monrepos
Mats Wiman
namoated castle
Elisabeth Moser
nacastle by the lakeJohn Speese
nacastle in a lake called Monrepos
Irene Fried


  

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16 mins
castle in a lake called Monrepos


Explanation:
Monrepos is a very beautiful castle with a huge park located in a small lake


    I live nearby
Irene Fried
Germany
Local time: 21:07
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 102
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21 mins
castle by the lake


Explanation:
Monrepos means my rest or my place to relax in French, as King Ludwig modeled himself after the Grand Monarch or Sun King of France (Ludwig=Louis).

John Speese
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1 hr
moated castle


Explanation:
moated castle=hist. See-oder Wasserschloss

a Seeschloss/-burg/Wasserschloss/-burg is a castle either lying
in a lake or it has a moat for protection dug around it.
Duden: zum Schutze mit einem Wassergraben umgeben in einer Niederung
oder See liegende Burg.


    Muret-Sanders, Duden
Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 15:07
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 772
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1 hr
Lake castle Monrepos


Explanation:
Monrepos is the name of the castle, not the lake and means 'my rest'


    MMI
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 21:07
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498
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