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Noun: faubourg  fow'bûr or fow-bûr
  1. A New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits; used in combination with the names of various quarters of the city
    "in Faubourg Sainte-Marie"

Derived forms: faubourgs

Type of: burb [N. Amer, informal], suburb, suburban area, suburbia

Part of: Big Easy [informal], New Orleans

Encyclopedia: Faubourg