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The chronicle below is particularly devoted to drawing attention to some famous buildings.



   Prime Minister's Residence - Canada




   Stornoway - Residence of the Leader of the Opposition




   Rideau Hall




   Parliament - Ottawa




   Parliament - Quebec




   Legislative Assembly - Ontario




   Legislative Assembly - British Columbia




   Legislative Assembly - Prince Edward Island




   Legislative Assembly - Alberta




   Legislative Assembly - Manitoba




   Legislative Assembly - Nunavut




   Legislative Assembly - New Brunswick




   Legislative Assembly - Saskatchewan




   Legislative Assembly - Yukon




   Legislative Assembly - Northwest Territory




   Legislative Assembly - Newfoundland




   Legislative Assembly - Nova Scotia




   Definitions of types of buildings

    Castel
In french, synonymous with castle which is used today only with a shade of irony - an old castle, a small castle.

    Castle
Fortress surrounded by moats and large walls flanked by towers or bastions. It is said, by extension, a seigniorial or royal dwelling.

    Chatelet
Formerly, little castle. The jurisdictions of Orleans, Montpellier, and some other cities were also said.

    Forteress
Place or fortified city.

    Manor
Small castle, small old style house, especially in the countryside. Sometimes described as "the home of a noble".

    Palace
In french, luxury hotel.

    Palace
Formerly, vast and sumptuous residence of a sovereign (king, prince, great personage) but it is also said, in some countries and by extensions : Courthouse, Sports Palace, Palais des congrès. Today it is said of former royal or seigniorial residences that have been converted into museums or used for public services. For example : Schonnbrun Palace.


 
 


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