faubourg faubourg

Definition(s):

  • (n) a New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits; used in combination with the names of various quarters of the city

Usage(s):

  • With no one ever being asked for proof of age, and plenty of spending money from cashed-up expatriate dads, we had the keys to every bar in the faubourg.

News

  1. In response to Zimmerman verdict, Marigny protesters echo words of civil rights leaders

    The words of civil rights movements past were resurrected Sunday evening in Washington Square in the Faubourg Marigny, where about 200 people gathered to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, and to share stories...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  2. Trayvon Martin supporters protest Zimmerman acquittal in Washington Square Park

    About 100 protesters have gathered peacefully in Washington Square Park in the Faubourg Marigny to protest Saturday's acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Florida shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The gathering appears so far to be a loosely organized...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  • "Faubourg Saint-Denis is not a touristy area," says Portman in the production notes for Paris, Je T'aime, which grew into a compilation of 18 shorts about the city of light. "There are no tourist sites as such; it's just somewhere people...
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Natalie Portman Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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