[ reyduh-shoh-sey ]

noun,plural rez-de-chaus·sées [reyduh-shoh-sey]. /reɪdə ʃoʊˈseɪ/. French.
  1. street level; ground floor.

Words Nearby rez-de-chaussée Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rez-de-chaussée in a sentence

  • The rez-de-chaussee was quickly in a blaze, the smoke poured in dense black volumes from the wounds in the front and roof.

    The Downfall | Emile Zola
  • A villa, with green shutters, was occupied by their sharpshooters, who fired from the half-open windows of the rez-de-chaussee.

    The Downfall | Emile Zola
  • A simple hard-pounded clay floor served the humble householder for his rez-de-chaussee.

  • He found the "domicile" that very day: a tawdrily furnished rez-de-chaussee, obviously destined to far different uses.

    The Glimpses of the Moon | Edith Wharton