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

  • In a somnolent Mexican faubourg Harold puts his ludicrous feet "into it," right, then left, with the usual political consequences soldiers, rifles, prison.
  • 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.
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  • Natalie Portman in Sydney Morning Herald
    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...

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