What Does Un Arrondissement Mean in English?

Basilica of Sacre Coeur, butte Montmartre, 18th arrondissement, Paris, France
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In French, the word arrondissement, pronounced "a ro(n) dees ma(n)," means district in English. The major French cities, Paris, Marseilles, and Lyon, are divided into districts, called arrondissements. Paris has 20 arrondissements. The word is often omitted in colloquial French.

Examples and Common Expressions

J'habite dans le 18è arrondissement / J'habite dans le 18è - I live in the 18th (district)

Related: arrondir - to round (off), to make smoother