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Topic: GOVERNMENT

Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: Italian gazzetta, from Italian dialect gazeta 'small coin' (the price of the newspaper)

gazette

noun
     
ga‧zette [countable]
1 British EnglishTCNPG an official newspaper, especially one from the government giving important lists of people who have been employed by them etc
2TCN used in the names of some newspapers:
the Phoenix Gazette
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