gazette

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v gazette publish in a gazette
    • n gazette a newspaper or official journal
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gazette A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; esp., the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.
    • v. t Gazette To announce or publish in a gazette; to announce officially, as an appointment, or a case of bankruptcy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gazette A newspaper; a sheet of paper containing an account of current events and transactions: often used as the specific name of a newspaper.
    • n gazette Specifically, one of the three official newspapers of Great Britain, published in London (semi-weekly, first established at Oxford in 1665), Edinburgh, and Dublin, containing, among other things, lists of appointments and promotions in all branches of the public service, and of public honors awarded, and also lists of persons declared bankrupt.
    • n gazette Hence An official or authoritative report or announcement in or as if in the Gazette.
    • gazette To insert in a gazette; announce or publish in a gazette—specifically, in one of the three official Gazettes of Great Britain.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gazette ga-zet′ 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 Gazette to publish in a gazette:—pr.p. gazett′ing; pa.p. gazett′ed
    • v.t Gazette to describe in gazetteers
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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,

Usage

In literature:

Let those people who lament the decay of religious observances read the following quotation from the "Salem Gazette" of 1830.
"The Olden Time Series, Vol. 3: New-England Sunday" by Henry M. Brooks
Henry took up a copy of the East Westland Gazette.
"The Shoulders of Atlas" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
This revolution had been proceeding during more than a week, ere the gazettes of Paris ventured to make any allusion to its existence.
"The History of Napoleon Buonaparte" by John Gibson Lockhart
Lousteau wrote criticisms, did work for various reviews, and for Raoul Nathan's gazette.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
Get me a shipping gazette.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
Taking a railroad gazette out of a drawer, she looked up trains.
"The Title Market" by Emily Post
Cincinnati Gazette: During sundry recent visits to Tennessee, we noticed that a considerable share of the immigrants arriving were from Michigan.
"The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884" by Various
Among a number of newspapers the chief ones have been the "Spy" and "Evening Gazette.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 3" by Various
These letters were printed for the most part in the "Boston Gazette," published by Edes & Gill in Court Street.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
I send you a copy of the gazette, where you will see your name.
"With Wolfe in Canada" by G. A. Henty
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In poetry:

Maggie's club, wha could get nae light
On some things that should be clear,
Found ere lang the fau't, and ae night
Clubb'd and gat the Gazetteer.
"Scotland's Scaith, Or, The History O' Will And Jean. Owre True A Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill
The "Review" takes the unfortunate out of the mire,
Whilst the "Progress" is calling the "Citizen" higher,
The "Bee" is saying we need never fret,
For the "News" can be found in the Huntsville "Gazette."
"The Colored Press" by Robert C O Benjamin
Dear Mr. Watson, we have heard with wonder,
Not all unmingled with a sad regret,
That little penny blast of purple thunder,
You issued in the Westminster Gazette;
The Editor describes it as a sonnet;
I wish to make a few remarks upon it.
"To Mr. William Watson" by Sir Owen Seaman

In news:

OKG7 things to do Gazette staff Partially on loan from the Kansas City Museum (hey, thanks.
CFN Gazette staff The adage goes, "I've gotta see a man about a horse," not "I've gotta see a man in a horse.".
A story in the Sunday Kalamazoo Gazette detailed the controversy surrounding Gull Lake's Homeschool Partnership Program, which offers horseback-riding , fencing and golf among more than three dozen electives targeted to homeschoolers.
Regarding the Gazette's "Green Issue" on April 20, I appreciated the articles highlighting environmental news in this edition.
Why did the Gazette put such a hateful idea onto the editorial page.
Photo by Marc Larocque Taunton Daily Gazette.
CFN Gazette staff Drinking, sex, fast cars … these hazards have been around since the beginning of time.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff Renowned impressionist painter Clive Tyler has six new pastel paintings on display at Adelante.
Only in the Gazette's Thursday print edition.
Lynn Haag, Caraway historian, looks over a story about Abraham Lincoln in Mississippi County from the Arkansas Gazette Magazine Section, Sunday, Feb 7, 1937.
CFN Gazette staff There's no better way around this: Oklahomans like to boink.
According to yesterday's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Alvarez, an Inwood product (out of Horace Mann, of all places) and the No.
The Gazette reports that 50-year-old Eric Kolsrud, of Shellsburg, last week pleaded guilty to assault and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
CFN Gazette staff Here is an unfair and unbalanced list of things not to do when running for political office.
CFN Gazette staff Jim Thorpe 's multi-sport professional career ended during the Great Depression.
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In science:

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (2009).
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness
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