arrondissement


ar·ron·disse·ment

noun \ə-ˈrän-də-smənt, ˌa-ˌrōⁿ-(ˌ)dē-ˈsmäⁿ\

Definition of ARRONDISSEMENT

1
:  an administrative district of some large French cities
2
:  the largest division of a French department

Origin of ARRONDISSEMENT

French
First Known Use: 1807

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