Definition of fête champêtre in English:

fête champêtre

Line breaks: fête cham|pêtre
Pronunciation: /ˌfɛt ʃɒ̃ˈpɛtr(ə)
 
, fɛt ʃɑ̃pɛtʀ/

noun (plural fêtes champêtres pronunc. same)

  • An outdoor entertainment such as a garden party: banners announce a religious procession followed by a fête champêtre
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    • That summer Marie-Helene de Rothschild gave a fête champêtre at an exquisite château near Paris.
    • We managed to eat outside almost every day, when last year we thought ourselves lucky to have one chilly fête champêtre.
    • Miss Thorne's fête champêtre takes place in September following, on a fine autumn day.

Origin

French, literally 'rural festival'.

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