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French City/Town Vocabulary

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l'hôtel de ville (m.) / la mairie
city hall, town hall
le musée
the museum
le restaurant
the restaurant
l'hôpital
the hospital
l'hôtel
the hotel
la poste
the post office
le commissariat / le poste de police
the police station
le palais de justice
the courthouse
l'aéroport
the airport
la gare
the train station
le garage
the parking garage / car park
le parc
the park
l'église
the church
la cathédrale
the cathedral
le grand magasin
the department store
le monument
the monument
le cinéma
the cinema / movie theater
le théâtre / la salle de spectacle
the theater (for plays and shows)
la tour
the tower
le centre commerical
the mall / shopping center
le stade
the stadium
la piscine
the pool
la plage
the beach
l'école
the school
le lycée
the high school
l'université
the university
un bâtiment
a building
le gratte-ciel
the sky scraper
une maison
a house
un appartement
an apartment / flat
la station (de... bus / métro)
the bus stop / metro station
la rue
the road
l'avenue
the avenue
le boulevard
the boulevard
le rond-pont
the round about
le carrefour
the intersection
la place
square / court / place
le pont
the bridge
la route
the street
la voie
the lane of a road
le passage piéton
the crosswalk / zebra-crossing
le trottoir
the sidewalk
l'autoroute (f.)
the highway / motorway
la ville
the city
le village
the town
le centre-ville
downtown / city center
la banlieu
the suburbs
un quartier
neighborhood, quarter
urban(e)
urban
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