1. Education
Send to a Friend via Email

un gîte


Definition: shelter, tourist cottage

Il pleut ; nous devons trouver un gîte. - It's raining; we need to find shelter.

Nous avons loué un gîte bien mignon en France - We rented a really cute cottage in France.

Related: rentrer au gîte - to return home; le gîte et le couvert - room and board, board and lodging

(click the little graphic below to hear the Mot du jour pronounced)
Pronunciation: [zheet]Audio Link

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.