Faubourg meaning

fōbo͝or, -bo͝org
A district lying outside the original city limits of a French-speaking city or a city with a French heritage.
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In France,
  • A suburb.
  • A city district that was at one time a suburb.
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An outlying part of a city or town, beyond the walls; a suburb, especially of Paris.
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Origin of faubourg

  • Middle English faubourgh from Old French faubourg alteration (influenced by faux false) of forsborc fors outside (from Latin forīs dhwer- in Indo-European roots) borc town (from Late Latin burgus fort) (of Germanic origin bhergh-2 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French faubourg.

    From Wiktionary