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gite

or gîte

[ zheet ]
/ ʒit /
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noun

a furnished vacation home in France that is available for rental, especially in a rural setting.

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Origin of gite

First recorded in 1790–1800; from French gîte “lair, lodging,” from Old French giste, related to gésir “to reside, be situated”; see origin at gist

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British Dictionary definitions for gite

gîte
/ (ʒiːt) /

noun

a self-catering holiday cottage for let in France

Word Origin for gîte

C20: French
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