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/ ʒit /
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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Example sentences from the Web for gite
Nares shews that gite is used once by Fairfax, and thrice by Gascoigne.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
British Dictionary definitions for gite
/ (ʒiːt) /
a self-catering holiday cottage for let in France
Word Origin for gîte
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