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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.Lao-Tzu
- IPA: /ˈfəʊbʊəg/ (or as French, below)
- An outlying part of a city or town, beyond the walls; a suburb, especially of Paris.
- 1973: By the time that I was quite clear of the city's unlovely faubourgs and purlieus I needed petrol: the Silver Ghost is a lovely car but its best friend would have to admit that its m.'s per g. are few. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That Thing at Me. (Penguin 2001, p. 81)
Old French fors bourg ‘settlement outside the ramparts’.
- IPA: /fobuʀ/
faubourg m. (plural faubourgs)
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