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Latin Quarter

noun
1.
the quarter of Paris on the south side of the Seine, especially frequented for centuries by students, writers, and artists.
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  • Never did a more beautiful youth come down from the hills of the Latin Quarter.

  • He too was a discoverer, but his discovery was of Paris and the Latin Quarter.

    Nights Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • But if you only knew what lives those fellows lead, in the Latin Quarter with their actresses!

    Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 Gustave Flaubert
  • Gregory arrived at his hotel in the Latin Quarter about ten.

    Chance in Chains Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • The quarter of Paris in which it stood, known formerly as the Latin Quarter, long preserved a peculiar stamp and physiognomy.

  • The fame of your first appearance has reached even the Latin Quarter.

  • Now a cock crows lustily in some neighboring yard; the majority at least of the Latin Quarter has turned in for the night.

    The Real Latin Quarter F. Berkeley Smith
  • The Latin Quarter blazed in silence and the gates of the great schools were shut.

    Septimus William J. Locke
  • Below Therese, some tarts from the Latin Quarter were dancing in a ring on a patch of worn turf singing an infantine roundelay.

    Therese Raquin Emile Zola
  • A garret underneath the roof, off there in Paris, in the Latin Quarter!

    The Torrent Vicente Blasco Ibaez
British Dictionary definitions for Latin Quarter

Latin Quarter

noun
1.
an area of Paris, on the S bank of the River Seine: contains the city's main educational establishments; centre for students and artists
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