A suburb of French city; also, a district now within a city, but formerly without its walls.
See a mistake? Help us improve the quality of the definitions. It's fast and easy - simply click the edit icons and follow the prompts. Thank you for your help!
Borrowing from French faubourg.
faubourg (plural faubourgs) An outlying part of a city or town, beyond the walls; a suburb, especially of Paris. 1973: By the time that I was quite clear of the city's unlovely faubourgs and purlieus I needed petrol: the Silver Ghost is a lovely car but its best friend would have to admit that its m.'s per g. are few. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That Thing at Me. (Penguin 2001, p. 81)
Visitors are welcome to help us expand the meaning of faubourg. Fill in the form below to add your definition, example or comment.
Prove you are not a machineEnter the code
Other words similar to faubourg can be found below:
Thank you for visiting international-dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with over 200,000 definitions of words and phrases. You are visitor 77 on this page. Please help us expand the meaning of faubourg by providing an alternate definition or example above. Please add comments to help us improve the site. There are 7 Categories for this word. This is word 85921 in our dictionary.