a farm, country estate, or other rural retreat maintained by a wealthy owner as a facility for rest and recreation.
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How to use bergerie in a sentence
I suspect him at present of a thought that M. de la bergerie, with his pious commonplaces, is likely to do no good.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. I. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
The attack was directed against the defences that covered Versailles from the side of La bergerie.History of the Commune of 1871 | P. Lissagary
Quai de Bercy, records by its name the bergerie, in old French bercil, here in long-gone days.Historic Paris | Jetta S. Wolff
Enfermer le loup dans la bergerie—To shut up the wolf in the sheepfold; to patch up a wound or a disease.
About 3,500 metres from that fort there is a very awkward plateau called La bergerie.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris | Henry Labouchre