One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An outdoor entertainment such as a garden party.‘banners announce a religious procession followed by a fête champêtre’
outdoor meal, al fresco meal, barbecueView synonyms
- ‘That summer Marie-Helene de Rothschild gave a fête champêtre at an exquisite château near Paris.’
- ‘Miss Thorne's fête champêtre takes place in September following, on a fine autumn day.’
- ‘We managed to eat outside almost every day, when last year we thought ourselves lucky to have one chilly fête champêtre.’
French, literally ‘rural festival’.
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