Definitions for chalet
ʃæˈleɪ, ˈʃæl eɪchalet
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a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style
an alpine style of wooden building with a sloping roof and overhanging eaves
Etymology: Swiss French, from çhalè ‘herdsman’s hut in the mountains’, from Old, diminutive of ‘farmhouse’, from casalis ‘house-like, house-related’, from Latin casa ‘house’.
A chalet (pronounced in British English; in American English usually ), also called Swiss chalet, is a type of building or house, typical of the Alpine region in Europe. It is made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof and wide, well-supported eaves set at right angles to the front of the house.
A chalet is a type of building or house, typical of the Alpine region in Europe. It is made of wood with a heavy, gently sloping roof and wide, well-supported eaves set at right angles to the front of the house. It is often used as a vacation home or as mountain accommodation in ski resorts.
a herdsman's hut in the mountains of Switzerland
a summer cottage or country house in the Swiss mountains; any country house built in the style of the Swiss cottages
A chalet, also called Swiss chalet, is a type of building or house, native to the Alpine region in Europe, made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof with wide, well-supported eaves set at right angles to the front of the house.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sha-lā′, n. a summer hut used by Swiss herdsmen among the Alps: a urinal. [Fr.]
A type of house created, designed and constructed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.
Chalets are used in Alpine areas of Switzerland.
Submitted by MaryC on June 8, 2015
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Chalet is ranked #120901 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Chalet surname appeared 143 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Chalet.
91.6% or 131 total occurrences were White.
4.9% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.5% or 5 total occurrences were Black.
The numerical value of chalet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of chalet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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