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haute

 (ōt)
adj.
Fashionably elegant: "In Washington, haute gastronomy is at least as important as the national economy" (Ann L. Trebbe).

[From such phrases as haute couture.]

haute

(oʊt)

also haut

(oʊ; esp. before a vowel oʊt)

adj.
1. high-class or high-toned; fancy: an haute restaurant.
2. high; elevated; upper.
[1780–90; < French, feminine of haut literally, high; see haughty]
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We will flash first to Worcester, cross the Hudson on the high bridge at Poughkeepsie, swing southwest through a dozen coal towns to the outskirts of Philadelphia, leap across the Susquehanna, zigzag up and down the Alleghenies into the murk of Pittsburg, cross the Ohio at Wheeling, glance past Columbus and Indianapolis, over the Wabash at Terre Haute, into St.
Cependant, mon cher," he remarked, examining his nails from a distance and puckering the skin above his left eye, "malgre la haute estime que je professe pour the Orthodox Russian army, j'avoue que votre victoire n'est pas des plus victorieuses.
This is how it runs: `A le moult puissant et moult honorable chevalier, Sir Nigel Loring de Christchurch, de son tres fidele ami Sir Claude Latour, capitaine de la Compagnie blanche, chatelain de Biscar, grand seigneur de Montchateau, vavaseur de le renomme Gaston, Comte de Foix, tenant les droits de la haute justice, de la milieu, et de la basse.
18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Haute Fiction, an episodic e-series with the aesthetic and commercial properties of a fashion magazine, will launch in a theatrical presentation by author Theresa DiGiorgio at El Museo Cultural on December 6, 2015.
231) that defined the world of private justice in the Haute Auvergne between 1587 and 1664.
How disheartening that a show confined to haute couture - a show that ignores the fashions of Hollywood (Adrian, Norman Norell, Edith Head, Theadora Van Runkle, Beatrix Aruna Pasztor) or the sleek designs of now (Helmut Lang, Martin Margiela, Lutz Huelle; Nike, Adidas, and Fuct)-should be the one positioned to make tired claims for the serious (while leaving unmentioned the importance of the flighty, utterly nonserious) consideration of fashion.
LOS ANGELES -- Chef Jeffrey Nimer, the founder and owner of Haute Chefs, has marched in as the culinary consultant to invigorate Vibrato Grill & Jazz Club.
Designers are displaying their haute couture styles to the world, and celebrities are wearing them with pride to market various fashion brands.
Il s'agira de fonder trois complexes industriels dans les trois gouvernorats du Nord de la Haute Egypte.
Just when it looked like Terre Haute had turned the corner on a decades-long economic malaise, the fortunes have once again turned against the city.
Geographic Area Served: Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley
The annual Haute Dog Easter Parade in Belmont Shore is modeled after New York's traditional Easter parade down Fifth Avenue, says Justin Rudd, who created the pet parade three years ago as a way to raise money for homeless pets.