Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

gare

[gair]
noun
  1. low-grade wool fibers from the legs of sheep.
Show More

Origin of gare

1535–45; < Anglo-French, variant of Old French gard, jart
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for gare

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Trains for Amsterdam, she said, left from the Gare Centrale, a mile or so across the city.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • They all met at the Gare du Nord and went on to see Ganimard.

    The Blonde Lady

    Maurice Leblanc

  • Why did you accost me at the Gare du Nord the other evening?

    The Blonde Lady

    Maurice Leblanc

  • Oh, yes,” he exclaimed quickly; “the one I did go to the Gare with.

    A Woman's Will

    Anne Warner

  • You are quite sure Juve will be at the Gare du Nord this evening?

    A Royal Prisoner

    Pierre Souvestre


Word Origin and History for gare

n.

French for "train station," 1840, from earlier sense "river port, pier" (17c.), from garer (see garage).

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper