pied-à-terre
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(pronounced pea-aid-eh-TARE)

We heard this French word used the other day, so we’re including it. It literally translates to “foot to the ground”, but it is commonly used as a name for a second house. It typically refers to an apartment that someone might own who was a frequent traveler to that city. If you are fortunate enough, you might have an estate in the country and a pied-à-terre in town. We can all dream…