a suburb or a quarter just outside a French city.
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How to use faubourg in a sentence
I wondered if my face would ever hang in the windows of the luxury flagship shops along the faubourg Saint-Honoré.
This family passed the winter season at Paris in a magnificent mansion on faubourg du Roule.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
After this the faubourg St.-Germain became more lively, and certain houses were opened to a wider circle of guests.Vie de Bohme | Orlo Williams
Nevertheless, the faubourg St.-Germain avoided attracting the public eye by any conspicuous festivities, and this had two effects.Vie de Bohme | Orlo Williams
I learned well, also, a certain prison, and a part of the ancient city called faubourg St. Germain.Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
You were a startling fellow, dropping on the faubourg; and anything was possible under the Empire.Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
British Dictionary definitions for faubourg
a suburb or quarter, esp of a French city
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