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Meaning of arrondissement

ar•ron•disse•ment

Pronunciation: (u-ron'dis-munt, ar"un-dēs'- Fr. a-rôn-dēs-män'), [key]
— pl. -ments
  1. the largest administrative division of a French department, comprising a number of cantons.
  2. an administrative district of certain large cities in France.
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