rez–de–chaussée

noun rez–de–chaus·sée \ˌrāchōˈsā\

Definition of rez–de–chaussée

plural

-s

  1. :  the ground story of a building whether on a level with the street or slightly above it —used especially of a building on the continent of Europe

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Origin and Etymology of rez–de–chaussée

French, literally, level of the street


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