au·​berge ō-ˈberzh How to pronounce auberge (audio)

Examples of auberge in a Sentence

they spent their honeymoon at a little French auberge that overflowed with charm
Recent Examples on the Web High up on an isolated bluff over the Pacific, the property that is part of The Ryokan Collection, combines a modern edge with traditional elements, all with the style and elegance of a French auberge. David Hochman, Forbes, 6 May 2023 Another traditional auberge that is right on the TMB trail. Doug Mayer, Outside Online, 15 Feb. 2023 Luckily the restaurant and historical auberge plan to reopen its rooms in 2023, after renovations by the French architecture firm Kvan Berthier, partly owned by Lise's sister, are completed. Rebekah Peppler, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 July 2022 Plus: an island auberge, nail polish from Harry Styles and more from T’s cultural compendium. New York Times, 22 Feb. 2022 For more than a decade, Hotel ZaZa Museum District carried Houston's boutique auberge torch. Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle, 16 Feb. 2018 The Bocuses had been chefs since the 18th century, always in that little auberge on the Saône: the house he had been born in, with the murmur of the river outside. The Economist, 25 Jan. 2018 Le Quartier Français, a 21-room auberge that combines informal service with chic design, was the first, having opened in 1990. Town & Country, 2 Apr. 2015 This Provencal auberge wears its rustic charm like a badge of honor, or perhaps armor, warding off the dull trappings of the 21st century. Lianne Turner and Thomas Page, CNN, 14 June 2017

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Word History


French, from Middle French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German heriberga military quarters — more at harbor

First Known Use

1615, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of auberge was in 1615

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“Auberge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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