left-bank

adjective, often capitalized L&B
\ˈleft-ˈbaŋk \

Definition of left-bank 

: of, relating to, situated in, or characteristic of the bohemian district of Paris on the left bank of the Seine River

First Known Use of left-bank

1915, in the meaning defined above

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