Latin Quarter

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noun

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

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Examples from the Web for latin quarter

Historical Examples of latin quarter

  • This unfeeling allusion to the unfortunate termination of a Latin-Quarter celebration hurt me.

    The Mystery of Choice

    Robert William Chambers

  • As the Latin-quarter element in Brigitte's salon became more rare and less assiduous, a livelier Paris began to infiltrate it.

    The Lesser Bourgeoisie

    Honore de Balzac

  • Remember, he's a poor devil of a foreigner living in a Latin-Quarter attic.

    Through the Wall

    Cleveland Moffett


British Dictionary definitions for latin quarter

Latin Quarter

noun

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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