Alternative forms edit
- chastellan (Rumantsch Grischun)
- castellan (Sursilvan, Surmiran)
- chastlaun (Puter)
- chastlan (Vallader)
castelàn m (plural castelàns)
Usage notes edit
In a feudal, mediaeval context, this term refers to a local representative of the ruler, who ruled from a fortified castle on his ruler's behalf.