Pronunciation: (u-ron'dis-munt, ar"un-dēs'-; Fr. a-rôn-dēs-män'), [key]
—pl. -mentsPronunciation: (-munts; Fr. -män'). [key]
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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