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Latin Quarter

the quarter of Paris on the south side of the Seine, especially frequented for centuries by students, writers, and artists. Unabridged
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  • This unfeeling allusion to the unfortunate termination of a latin-quarter celebration hurt me.

    The Mystery of Choice Robert William Chambers
  • As the latin-quarter element in Brigitte's salon became more rare and less assiduous, a livelier Paris began to infiltrate it.

    The Lesser Bourgeoisie Honore de Balzac
  • Remember, he's a poor devil of a foreigner living in a latin-quarter attic.

    Through the Wall Cleveland Moffett
British Dictionary definitions for latin-quarter

Latin Quarter

an area of Paris, on the S bank of the River Seine: contains the city's main educational establishments; centre for students and artists
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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