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Webster

English Word:

faubourg


English Pronunciation:

fau•bourg


Noun:


⇨Etymology

French


⇨Definition

A suburb of French city; also, a district now within a city, but formerly without its walls.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

Borrowing from French faubourg.


Noun:

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)


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