Outskirts

French translation: outskirts - peripherie and banlieu is suburbs

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French term or phrase:Outskirts
Selected answer:outskirts - peripherie and banlieu is suburbs
Entered by: Sorina Grecu

07:01 Jun 6, 2009
French language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Government / Politics
French term or phrase: Outskirts
I need to find the precise difference between (for a large French city) banlieue & grande couronne
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Iraq
Local time: 02:05
outskirts - peripherie and banlieu is suburbs; grande-couronne is defined below
Explanation:
banlieu is suburbs (Collins and Oxford-Hachette)
and outskirts - peripherie (same sources as above)

and here is the explanation for grande-couronne:

Grande couronne
On appelle grande couronne l'ensemble des quatre départements périphériques de l'Île-de-France, non limitrophes de Paris, constituée de : la Seine-et-Marne (77), les Yvelines (78), l'Essonne (91) et le Val-d'Oise (95). À l'inverse, les départements limitrophes de Paris forment la petite couronne.
http://www.babylon.com/definition/grande_couronne/French






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Note added at 4 hrs (2009-06-06 11:19:11 GMT)
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grande couronne is outer suburbs and petite couronne - inner suburbs (Oxford-Hachette as well)

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Note added at 1 day6 hrs (2009-06-07 13:20:25 GMT) Post-grading
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thank you very much, glad I could help!
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Sorina Grecu
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Local time: 03:05
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5 +3outskirts - peripherie and banlieu is suburbs; grande-couronne is defined below
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outskirts - peripherie and banlieu is suburbs; grande-couronne is defined below


Explanation:
banlieu is suburbs (Collins and Oxford-Hachette)
and outskirts - peripherie (same sources as above)

and here is the explanation for grande-couronne:

Grande couronne
On appelle grande couronne l'ensemble des quatre départements périphériques de l'Île-de-France, non limitrophes de Paris, constituée de : la Seine-et-Marne (77), les Yvelines (78), l'Essonne (91) et le Val-d'Oise (95). À l'inverse, les départements limitrophes de Paris forment la petite couronne.
http://www.babylon.com/definition/grande_couronne/French






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Note added at 4 hrs (2009-06-06 11:19:11 GMT)
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grande couronne is outer suburbs and petite couronne - inner suburbs (Oxford-Hachette as well)

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Note added at 1 day6 hrs (2009-06-07 13:20:25 GMT) Post-grading
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thank you very much, glad I could help!


    Reference: http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-french/outskirts
    Reference: http://dictionary.reverso.net/french-english/banlieue
Sorina Grecu
Romania
Local time: 03:05
Works in field
Native speaker of: Romanian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jean-Claude Gouin
1 hr
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agree  George Colibaba
10 hrs
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agree  Beila Goldberg
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