Alternative forms edit
- chastellan (Rumantsch Grischun)
- castellan (Sursilvan, Surmiran)
- castelàn (Sutsilvan)
- chastlaun (Puter)
chastlan m (plural chastlans)
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.