Chalet

A chalet ( /ˈʃæleɪ/), also called Swiss chalet, is a type of building or house, native to the Alpine region in Europe, made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof with wide, well-supported eaves set at right angles to the front of the house.

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Shallet - Bibliography
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Sport Chalet - History
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Chalet - Modern International Usage
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