auberge

[ oh-bairzh; French oh-berzh ]
/ oʊˈbɛərʒ; French oʊˈbɛrʒ /

noun, plural au·berges [oh-bair-zhiz; French oh-berzh]. /oʊˈbɛər ʒɪz; French oʊˈbɛrʒ/.

an inn; hostel.

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Origin of auberge

1770–80; <French, Middle French <Provençal, Franco-Provençal aubergo hostelry, Old Provençal alberga, alberja encampment, hut, noun derivative of albergar, dissimilated form of arbergar to lodge, shelter <Vulgar Latin <East Germanic *haribergōn to shelter an armed force (hari- army + bergōn to shelter); cf. harbinger, harbor < a West Germanic cognate of the same verb
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British Dictionary definitions for auberge

auberge
/ (French obɛrʒ) /

noun

an inn or tavern

Word Origin for auberge

C17: from French, from Old Provençal alberga, of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon heriberga army shelter
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