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

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they spent their honeymoon at a little French auberge that overflowed with charm
Recent Examples on the Web For more than a decade, Hotel ZaZa Museum District carried Houston's boutique auberge torch. Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle, "VIP view: Go inside Hotel ZaZa Memorial City's exclusive grand opening party," 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, "The maker of chefsPaul Bocuse died on January 20th," 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, "The Best of Africa's Wine 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, "Inside La Colombe d'Or, modern art's home on the French Riviera," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of auberge

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auberge

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

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“Auberge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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