Definition of Maisonnette
1. Noun. A self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside.
2. Noun. A small house.
Generic synonyms: House
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic
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Literary usage of Maisonnette
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Typical Battle Between French and Germans on the Somme (La maisonnette) [Translated from I/Illustration for CURRENT HISTORY MAGAZINE] Action of July 9-10 ..."
2. History of the American Field Service in France, ʻFriends of France", 1914-1917 by James William Davenport Seymour (1920)
"The maisonnette paste was in a log abri not far from a railroad. ... In time the road from Wez became so bad that we drove to the maisonnette only on call. ..."
3. The Sunday at Home: A Family Magazine for Sabbath Reading by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1880)
"The pupils returned to La maisonnette to find old Manon standing at tho ... "I am afraid that I shall not be able to make a place for you at La maisonnette. ..."