I wondered if my face would ever hang in the windows of the luxury flagship shops along the faubourg Saint-Honoré.
Well, it is a fact, he belonged to the faubourg Saint-Germain.
But the houses soon grew fewer, and they reached the end of the faubourg.
"There are a great many like her in the faubourg, madame," said the stove-fitter's wife.
In a tavern of the faubourg he made the acquaintance of a basket-maker who worked at home.
In consequence of the growth of the city it was built in the faubourg about 1845.
She led her husband by the noise, said the people of the faubourg of Plassans.
I went to dine this evening in an estaminet in the faubourg St. Antoine.
I shame to speak it,—a fencing-master at an humble school of the faubourg.
My position in the faubourg Saint-Germain is peculiar, but good, according to my opinion.
"suburb," late 15c., from Middle French faux bourg, said by French authorities to be from Old French forsbourc (12c.) "suburbs, outskirts," literally "that which is outside the town," from fors "outside" (from Latin foris) + bourc "town," of Frankish origin (cognate with English borough), altered in Middle French by folk-etymology to faux bourg "false town" (suburbs were seen as inauthentic).