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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gazetteverb

    a newspaper or official journal

  2. gazetteverb

    publish in a gazette


  1. gazettenoun

    A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; especially, the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.

  2. gazetteverb

    To publish in a gazette

  3. gazetteverb

    to announce the status of in an official gazette. This pertained to both appointments and bankruptcies.

  4. Etymology: ; from gazette, from gazzetta, from gazeta dele novità (17th cent.), named for the gazeta ‘halfpenny’ (first minted 1539), diminutive of Latin gaza ‘treasure’, from Ancient Greek γάζα, from Persian ‘royal treasury’ (mod. گنجینه). The Venetian gazeta (newspaper) cost a gazeta (coin).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. GAZETTEnoun

    A paper of news; a paper of publick intelligence. It is accented indifferently on the first or last syllable.

    Etymology: gazetta is a Venetian halfpenny, the price of a news paper, of which the first was published at Venice.

    And sometimes when the loss is small,
    And danger great, they challenge all;
    Print new additions to their seats,
    And emendations in gazettes. Hudibras, p. iii. cant. 3.

    An English gentleman, without geography, cannot well understand a gazette. John Locke.

    One cannot hear a name mentioned in it that does not bring to mind a piece of a gazette. Joseph Addison, Guardian.

    All, all but truth, falls dead-born from the press;
    Like the last gazette, or the last address. Alexander Pope.


  1. Gazette

    A gazette is an official journal, a newspaper of record, or simply a newspaper. In English and French speaking countries, newspaper publishers have applied the name Gazette since the 17th century; today, numerous weekly and daily newspapers bear the name The Gazette.


  1. gazette

    A gazette is an official journal, a newspaper, or a record of a government or a public body, used to publish public or legal notices, governmental decisions, new laws or regulations, and other related information. It serves as an authoritative source of public announcements and is often published periodically.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gazettenoun

    a newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; esp., the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices

  2. Gazetteverb

    to announce or publish in a gazette; to announce officially, as an appointment, or a case of bankruptcy

  3. Etymology: [F. gazette, It. gazzetta, perh. from gazetta a Venetian coin (see Gazet), said to have been the price of the first newspaper published at Venice; or perh. dim. of gazza magpie, a name perh. applied to the first newspaper; cf. OHG. agalstra magpie, G. elster.]


  1. Gazette

    A gazette is a public journal, a newspaper of record, or simply a newspaper. In English- and French-speaking countries, newspaper publishers have applied the name Gazette since the 17th century; today, numerous weekly and daily newspapers bear the name The Gazette. Gazette is a loanword from the French language; in turn, the French word is a 16th-century permutation of the Italian gazeta, which is the name of a particular Venetian coin. Gazeta became an epithet for newspaper during the early and middle 16th century, when the first Venetian newspapers cost one gazeta. This loanword, with its various corruptions, persists in numerous modern languages.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gazette

    ga-zet′, n. a newspaper: one of the three official newspapers of the United Kingdom, published in Edinburgh, London, and Dublin, with record of every appointment in the public service.—v.t. to publish in a gazette:—pr.p. gazett′ing; pa.p. gazett′ed.n. Gazetteer′, a geographical dictionary: (orig.) a writer for a gazette, official journalist.—v.t. to describe in gazetteers.—adj. Gazettee′rish, like a gazetteer in style.—Appear, Have one's name, in the Gazette, to be mentioned in one of the three official newspapers, esp. of bankrupts. [Fr.,—It. gazzetta, a small coin; or from It. gazzetta, in the sense of a magpie=a chatterer.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. gazette

    To announce or publish in a gazette; to announce officially; as an appointment either civil or military. All commissions in the British army, militia, fencible, and volunteer corps must be gazetted.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Gazette

    From the Italian Gazzetta, the name of a Venetian coin valued at about ¾d. of English money, which was charged for the individual reading, from hand-to-hand, of a written sheet at Venice containing news of the war with Soliman II., temp. sixteenth century.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gazette in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gazette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of gazette in a Sentence

  1. Tench Coxe:

    Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birth-right of an American… [T]he unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.”, Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788.

  2. Rebekah Koffler:

    The Russian media widely commented on the Supreme Court’s decision regarding Roe v. Wade, zeroing in on President Biden’s criticism of the decision and on the protests sweeping across America after the Supreme Court’s ruling, russian Gazette [Rossiyskaya Gazeta], the Kremlin’s official newspaper, emphasized that President Joe Biden disagreed with the decision, translating his quote characterizing the decision as painful and destructive for many Americans.

  3. Nick Shelton:

    Flags, flowers and letters alike lie near the remains of Wayne Wilson at the conclusion of the memorial service at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Mich., Niles Wednesday, July 17, 2019. ( Emil Lippe/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP) Mourners came from several states away to honor him. It said on Facebook he didnt have any family. He does have family, Ohio resident Kenneth Creechtold WNDU-TV. Everybody that stepped foot in Vietnam is a brother. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP In brief remarks, Niles Mayor Nick Shelton thankedWilson and others like Niles Mayor Nick Shelton thankedWilson. General George S. Patton Jr. said it best : It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived, thank God for Wayne Wilson and thank you all for being a part of his legacy.

  4. William Krampf:

    His intent was to cause harm, this was a targeted attack on the Capital Gazette.

  5. Brian Freimuth:

    This proposal has no chance to pass Congress and receive President Biden's signature, the law in Nevada was settled by voters decades ago and isn't going to change. As a pro-life candidate, Adam made his views clear in a recent Reno Gazette Journal column.

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