faubourg


faubourg
faubourg [fobuʀ]
masculine noun
(inner) suburb
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fobuʀ
nom masculin
1) (banlieue ouvrière) working class area (on the outskirts)
2) Histoire part of a town outside its walls or former walls
3) (artère) faubourg
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fobuʀ nm
suburb

les faubourgs — the inner suburbs

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faubourg nm
1 (banlieue ouvrière) working class area (on the outskirts); gamin des faubourgs working-class kid;
2 Hist part of a town outside its walls or former walls.
[fobur] nom masculin
suburb
faubourg résidentiel residential suburb
les faubourgs de la ville the outskirts of the city
le faubourg Saint-Antoinearea in Paris famous for its furniture shops
le faubourg Saint-Honoréarea of Paris well-known for its luxury shops

Dictionnaire Français-Anglais. 2013.

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  • faubourg — [ fobur ] n. m. • faux bourg XIVe, altér. de fors borc XIIe; de fors « hors » et borc « bourg »; lat. foris « dehors » et burgus « bourg » 1 ♦ Hist. Partie d une ville qui déborde son enc …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Faubourg 36 — Données clés Titre original Faubourg 36 Réalisation Christophe Barratier Scénario Christophe Barratier assisté par Pierre Philippe Acteurs principaux Gérard Jugnot (Pigoil) Clovis Cornillac …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Faubourg — is an ancient French term approximating suburb (now generally termed banlieue ). The earliest form is Forsbourg , derived from Latin foris , out of , and Vulgur Latin (originally Germanic) burgum , town or fortress . Traditionally, this name was… …   Wikipedia

  • Faubourg — Fau bourg (f[=o] b[=oo]r ; E. f[=o] b[=oo]rg), n. [F.] A suburb of a French city; also, a district now within a city, but formerly without its walls. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Faubourg — (fr., spr. Fohburg), Vorstadt; die vorzüglichsten F s in Paris, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Faubourg — (franz., spr. fobūr), Vorstadt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Faubourg — (frz., spr. fobuhr), Vorstadt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Faubourg — (frz. fobuhr), Vorstadt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • faubourg — index frontier Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • faubourg — suburb, late 15c., from M.Fr. faux bourg, said by French authorities to be from O.Fr. forsbourc (12c.) suburbs, outskirts, lit. that which is outside the town, from fors outside (from L. foris) + bourc town, of Frankish origin (cognate with… …   Etymology dictionary

  • faubourg — [fō bo͞or′; ] E [ fō′boor΄, fō′boorg΄] n. [Fr for earlier faux bourg, lit., false town, folk etym. form of OFr forsbourc, lit., outside town, hence suburb < fors (Fr hors), outside + bourg, town] in France, a) a suburb b) a city district that… …   English World dictionary