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a newspaper (now used chiefly in the names of newspapers): The Phoenix Gazette.
Chiefly British. an official government journal containing lists of government appointments and promotions, bankruptcies, etc.
verb (used with object), gazetted, gazetting.
Chiefly British. to publish, announce, or list in an official government journal.

1595–1605; < French < Italian gazzetta < Venetian gazeta, originally a coin (the price of the paper), diminutive of gaza magpie

ungazetted, adjective
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gazette (ɡəˈzɛt)
1.  a.  a newspaper or official journal
 b.  (capital when part of the name of a newspaper): the Thame Gazette
2.  (Brit) gaz an official document containing public notices, appointments, etc
3.  (Brit) (tr) to announce or report (facts or an event) in a gazette
[C17: from French, from Italian gazzetta, from Venetian dialect gazeta news-sheet costing one gazet, small copper coin, perhaps from gaza magpie, from Latin gaia, gaius jay]

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Word Origin & History

"newspaper," 1605, from Fr. gazette, from It. gazzetta, Venetian dial. gazeta "newspaper," originally the name of a small copper coin, lit. "little magpie," from gazza; applied to the monthly newspaper published in Venice by the government mid-1500s, either from its price or its association with the
bird (typical of false chatter), or both. First used in Eng. 1665 for the paper issued at Oxford, whither the court had fled from the plague. Gazetteer "geographical dictionary" is from Laurence Eachard's 1693 geographical handbook for journalists, "The Gazetteer's, or Newsman's, Interpreter," second edition simply titled "The Gazetteer."
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