Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
French for "train station," 1840 in French, from earlier sense "river port, pier" (17c.), verbal noun from garer "to (supply with) shelter," in Middle French also "to dock ships" (see garage (n.)).
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gare \Gare\, n. [Cf. Gear.]
Coarse wool on the legs of sheep.
Garé is a village in Baranya county, Hungary.
n. coarse wool on the legs of sheep
Usage examples of "gare".
When, however, the train had completed its slow journey round the ceinture and reached the Gare de Lyon, Poirot became suddenly galvanized into activity.
Just to go from my residence to the Gare de Lyon today, I had to send my valet first to find a voiture, then to find two or three fat porters to ride around in it and get it well warmed before I got into it.
At half past eight this taxi stopped in front of a brasserie near the Gare du Nord, facing the big clock.
Gare de Lyon, then run up on a tether from the Quai de Bercy, to see if the observer she carries can make out what the boches are doing south of Charenton, in the way of preparation for an assault.
At the Gare de Lyon, in the early morning, they shunted him round the slow and tedious Girdle Railway to the Gare du Nord, clanked him on the boat train, and sped him northwards again in a revigorated burst of railway energy.
From the Gare du Nord it travels by special postal handcar around the circular railway line and is delivered to the first train traveling in an easterly direction.
Bryson had arrived by rail, at the Gare du Nord, and had grabbed a quick late-night dinner of soggy moules et frites and watery pilsener at a snack bar on the way.
In summer, we'll go to the Glaciere with Navet, one of my pals, we'll bathe in the Gare, we'll run stark naked in front of the rafts on the bridge at Austerlitz, -- that makes the laundresses raging.
The work was of course done under my supervision, but it was done hurriedly—haphazardly, I fear—and she was inflated with coal gas at the Gare de Lyon, then run up on a tether from the Quai de Bercy, to see if the observer she carries can make out what the boches are doing south of Charenton, in the way of preparation for an assault.
The hotel desk clerk informed him there was the excellent Etoile du Nord express for Brussels leaving the Gare du Nord at 5.
A few minutes later he deposited the hand-grip in the left-luggage office at the Gare d'Austerlitz, stuffed the docket for the second case into his back pocket to join the docket of the first suitcase, and went on his way.