The banlieue setting is rough and rife with violence and drug trafficking.
She must leave the banlieue, just as she insists to the school counselor, that she must go to high school.
Hot on the heels of the November 2005 banlieue riots, tensions remained high.
Next day the outraged Chapter excommunicated the town and banlieue.
Inexhaustible as is the banlieue of Paris you are always glad to get back.
Gavroche looked and saw that this came from the men of the banlieue.
Ninety-one bombs were dropped that night within the old fortifications; more than two hundred were showered on the banlieue.
La gare de Londres no more great than a station of banlieue, near to Paris.
This talent of divining, possessed in a high degree by the Parisians, has never passed the banlieue.
Paris, centre, banlieue, circumference; this constitutes all the earth to those children.
French, "suburbs, precincts," from Vulgar Latin *banleuca, from ban (see ban (n.1)) + leuca "a league (of distance)," in Medieval Latin, "indefinite extent of territory" (see league (n.2)). So, "the extent of a ban; the territory within which a ban is of force," hence, "territory subject to one jurisdiction."