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Definition of "gîte" [gite]

  • A simple, usually inexpensive rural vacation retreat especially in France. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gîte" in a sentence
  • "First, a week in a 'gite' in the Loire Valley countryside near Angers, relaxing (me) and practising (Tom)."
  • "This does bring back memories of the European Cup in 2004 when we stayed at a gite in St Didier - a lovely, friendly little Provencal village."
  • "There was a little covered walkway from the gite to the large but dilapidated dove house with tiles made as you mentioned but along the edge there were marks made (by man) that resembled pigeon footprints."
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