Latin Quarter


noun
  1. the quarter of Paris on the south side of the Seine, especially frequented for centuries by students, writers, and artists.

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How to use Latin Quarter in a sentence

  • He could go and live over in the Latin Quarter—that 's the desire of his heart—and think of nothing but old bottles.

    Confidence | Henry James
  • Now a cock crows lustily in some neighboring yard; the majority at least of the Latin Quarter has turned in for the night.

    The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
  • After that he pursued his medical studies at Paris, residing in the Latin Quarter.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • The painters bring something of a Latin Quarter element with them, and are by no means limited to British in nationality.

    The Cornwall Coast | Arthur L. Salmon
  • But if you only knew what lives those fellows lead, in the Latin Quarter with their actresses!

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 | Gustave Flaubert

British Dictionary definitions for Latin Quarter

Latin Quarter

noun
  1. an area of Paris, on the S bank of the River Seine: contains the city's main educational establishments; centre for students and artists

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