A Word, Guv'na?

adret
[a-DREY]
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noun  a side of a mountain receiving direct sunlight.

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Of French origin (1930-1935).
Provençal  (Dauphiné, Provence) adre i t, Old Provençal adreg, adret  literally, good, suitable (i.e., the good side of the mountain for vineyards, etc.)

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2 comments

  1. I live in a valley so I'm going to use that, like, all the time now :P

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  2. Yes! Isn't it beautiful? I love words!

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