Definitions for: Gazette


[n] a newspaper or official journal
[v] publish in a gazette



Webster (1913) Definition: Ga*zette", n. [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.]
A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; esp.,
the official journal published by the British government, and
containing legal and state notices.


Ga*zette", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gazetted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Gazetting.]
To announce or publish in a gazette; to announce officially,
as an appointment, or a case of bankruptcy.

See Also: newspaper, paper, print, publish

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