Definition of quartier in English:

quartier

Line breaks: quar|tier
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːtɪeɪ
 
, kaʀtje/

noun (plural pronunc. same)

A district of a French city.
More example sentences
  • They seldom set foot in the quartiers chauds, or ‘hot districts’, until Sarkozy arrived on the scene.
  • My objective was to bring my music to my quartier, maybe to my city, Dakar.
  • In Paris practice was not uniformly low, and was more regular in middle-class and aristocratic neighbourhoods than in working-class quartiers, where church construction lagged behind population growth and the clergy were scarcer.

Origin

French.

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