faubourg


fau·bourg

noun \fō-ˈbr\

Definition of FAUBOURG

1
:  suburb; especially :  a suburb of a French city
2
:  a city quarter

Origin of FAUBOURG

Middle English fabour, from Middle French fauxbourg, alteration of forsbourg, from Old French forsborc, from fors outside + borc town — more at bourg
First Known Use: 15th century

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