- a suburb
- a city district that was at one time a suburb
Origin of faubourgFrench for earlier faux bourg, literally , false town, folk-etym. form of Old French forsbourc, literally , outside town, hence suburb from fors (Fr hors), outside + bourg, town
A district lying outside the original city limits of a French-speaking city or a city with a French heritage. beignet
Origin of faubourgMiddle English faubourgh from Old French faubourg alteration ( influenced by faux false ) of forsborc fors outside ( from Latin forīs ; see dhwer- in Indo-European roots.) borc town ( from Late Latin burgus fort ) ( of Germanic origin ; see bhergh-2 in Indo-European roots.)
- An outlying part of a city or town, beyond the walls; a suburb, especially of Paris.