Definition of fête champêtre in English:

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fête champêtre

Pronunciation: /ˌfɛt ʃɒ̃ˈpɛtr(ə)/
Pronunciation: /fɛt ʃɑ̃pɛtʀ/

noun (plural fêtes champêtres pronounced same)

An outdoor entertainment such as a garden party: banners announce a religious procession followed by a fête champêtre
More example sentences
  • 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.


French, literally 'rural festival'.

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