Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Fact of the Day: Latin Castle

The English word castle is derived (through various forms of French) from the Latin word castrum which means "fort".  

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  1. Looks a bit like Dracula's castle that...!
    Lovely! Love to live in a place like that..! :).

    'Castrum' sounds like what they do to animals
    to stop them breeding! Pity they don't do it to
    some people to...! HeHe! :).

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  2. Strange word(lol), but I love the dignity and splendor of castles. Hugs...RO

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  3. That's a very impressive one in the photo you shared.

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