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15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English fabour, from Middle French fauxbourg, alteration of forsbourg, from Old French forsborc, from fors outside + borc town — more at bourg
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“Faubourg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faubourg. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.
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