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Related to haute: haute cuisine


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

[From such phrases as haute couture.]
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also haut

(oʊ; esp. before a vowel oʊt)

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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References in classic literature ?
"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."*
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.
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.' Which signifies in our speech: `To the very powerful and very honorable knight, Sir Nigel Loring of Christchurch, from his very faithful friend Sir Claude Latour, captain of the White Company, chatelain of Biscar, grand lord of Montchateau and vassal to the renowned Gaston, Count of Foix, who holds the rights of the high justice, the middle and the low.'"
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] July 11 (ANI/NewsVoir): Central, India's favourite fashion department store, celebrates the much awaited 3rd edition of Red Haute Saturday this 13th July.
The Christian Dior haute couture Spring Summer 2019 collection fashion show at Safa Park Dubai on 18th March 2019.
The Middle East's first ever Haute Route cycling event got off to a flying start in Oman on Friday, with more than 200 riders taking on the daunting challenge of the Jebel Akhdar mountain climb.
Muscat, Feb 26 (ONA) The first ever Haute Route Oman is all
by Times News Service World champion racing driver Jenson Button is set to take on the challenge of the Middle East's first-ever Haute Route cycling event in Oman this March.
Full House Resorts announced its intent to reintroduce its proposal to allow for the relocation of unused gambling games from its Rising Star Casino Resort to a supplemental location in Terre Haute. During the 2017 Indiana legislative session, Full House's proposal, which permitted it to relocate unused gambling games to Terre Haute, failed to advance after receiving a tie vote in the Senate Public Policy Committee.
Tribune News Network Doha THE Torch Doha has proven itself a winner once again during this year's Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards.
Terre Haute police spokesman Ryan Adamson said the police officer's investigation of a homicide led him the apartment complex on the city's west side, where he was shot.