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gîte

Line breaks: gîte
Pronunciation: /ʒiːt
 
, ʒit/

Definition of gîte in English:

noun

A furnished holiday house in France, typically in a rural district.
Example sentences
  • The most you will get for a gîte is £600 in high season, £300 in the low.
  • I followed a French long-distance footpath and stayed in mountain huts or gîtes.
  • With six bedroom suites and a two-bed gîte, it would make a perfect B&B.

Origin

French, from Old French giste; related to gésir 'to lie'.

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