[ oh-tel-dyœ ]
/ oʊ tɛlˈdyœ /
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noun, plural hô·tels-Dieu [oh-tel-dyœ]. /oʊ tɛlˈdyœ/. French.
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Origin of hôtel-Dieu
Literally, “mansion of God”
Words nearby hôtel-Dieu
hotdogging, hot-draw, hotel, Hôtel des Invalides, hôtel de ville, hôtel-Dieu, hotelier, hotelkeeper, hotelman, hotel rack, Hotere
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How to use hôtel-Dieu in a sentence
Shortly thereafter, at Hotel Dieu, he became the favored pupil of the surgeon Desplein, whose last days he tended.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
A surgeon, a pupil of Gall's came, and our house surgeon, and the head physician from the Hotel-Dieu.Father Goriot|Honore de Balzac
Bianchon did not wish to seem as though he were spying the head surgeon of the Hotel-Dieu; he went away.The Atheist's Mass|Honore de Balzac
Girdel and Bobichel waited almost a full hour at the rear entrance of the Hotel Dieu.The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume II (of 2)|Alexandre Dumas pre
At the Hotel Dieu they were forbidden to draw more than a ſingle jug of water in twenty-four hours.