arrondissement

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French arrondissement.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈɹɒnˌdɪsˈmənt/

NounEdit

arrondissement (plural arrondissements)

  1. An administrative division in some French- or Dutch-speaking countries
  2. (Quebec) A borough, a submunicipal administrative division

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From arrondir +‎ -ment.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.ʁɔ̃.dis.mɑ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

arrondissement m (plural arrondissements)

  1. rounding
  2. Arrondissement
  3. (Canada) Arrondissement, a borough (submunicipal administrative division)

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NounEdit

arrondissement m (plural arrondissements)

  1. (government) arrondissement (an administrative division in some countries)