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banlieue

Line breaks: ban|lieue
Pronunciation: /bɒnˈluː, bɒnˈljuː/

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Definition of banlieue in English:

noun

A suburb of a French city, especially Paris: the youth culture of French banlieues is rooted in poverty

Origin

mid 19th century: French, from ban 'jurisdiction' + lieue 'league'.

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