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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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In 1990, however, the mayor of the fifth arrondissment unveiled a plaque commemorating the role the cafe and its owner played during the war and now, in Melsheim, near Strasbourg, a fuller memorial to the brave men and women of the Sussex Network is being established.
He did not confine himself to platform appearances at the various 'manifestations spectaculaires', but came quite frequently to the meetings of the local section in the fifth arrondissment, where Chauvin was the branch secretary.
WITH an increasing number of Irish investors snapping up property in Paris, the owners of a penthouse in the 6th Arrondissment have decided to pitch it at the Irish market.