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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gazette  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gazette  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gazette 
  n  :  a  newspaper 
  v  :  publish  in  a  gazette 




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