arrondissement

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noun ar·ron·disse·ment \ə-ˈrän-də-smənt, ˌa-ˌrōⁿ-(ˌ)dē-ˈsmäⁿ\

Definition of arrondissement

  1. 1 :  an administrative district of some large French cities

  2. 2 :  the largest division of a French department

Origin and Etymology of arrondissement

French


First Known Use: 1807


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