Arrondissement


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Arrondissement

In French-speaking areas, a political subdivision equivalent to a borough. In the Netherlands, it is used to mean a district.
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James et Albany on Rue Rivoli in the 1st arrondissement.
Neighbourhood bonds were especially important in Saint Denis, which had a higher density of Bretons than did the fourteenth arrondissement.
When the traditional thirty days of mourning ended, Arthur Klergz's apartment in the fourteenth arrondissement seemed too large and dreary.
There are other unique theaters, too, like the Pagoda on the rue de Babylone in the 7th arrondissement.
Other more experimental places are included, such as Pierre Buraglio's multi-faith hospital oratory (Hopital Bretonneau, 18th arrondissement, Paris) and Tadeo Ando's Space for Meditation at the Unesco headquarters in the seventh arrondissement along with the Peace Garden there (1958, by Isamu Noguchi, artist, and Teomon Sano, gardener).
According to sources, the 'Frida' star married her baby's daddy on Saturday at the City Hall of the (district) Sixth Arrondissement, in the country's capital, reports the Daily Express.
The shop, the company's 11th in total and its second in France, is in the 15th Arrondissement, a short distance from a former branch of M&S, which closed in 2001.
THE lovely pedestrianised street Rue Montorgueil is a key feature of the 2nd arrondissement where Hilly and Kevin bought their flat last summer.
While attending the World Figure Skating Championships in Paris in March 1989, I helped purchase a final installment of printing equipment to be delivered to a third-floor walk-up office in an obscure arrondissement.
Set in the 6th arrondissement on the Left Bank of the Seine, these quarters were the center of black, literary care life after World War II.
His masterpiece is the Paris street that still bears his name in the upmarket 16th arrondissement, an ensemble of streamlined mansions with reinforced-concrete frames and mod cons, built between 1926 and 1934.
In 2002, we investigated the disease in an arrondissement (Gnizounme) in an area in which Buruli ulcer is endemic, the commune of Lalo in Benin.