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Nov 29, 2003 09:08 AM

how do you pronounce Marigny?

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I see this name all the time and don't know how to pronounce it. Would someone do a phonetic spelling for me? Dictionary doesn't have it. Is it a place? Is just a restaurant? Thanks for your help.

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  1. Mare-i-nee. It is a neighborhood, next to the French Quarter. The complete name is Faubourg (foe-boorg)Marigny, meaning neighborhood, more or less. There are other Faubourgs, such as Faubourg St. John.

    There are also several restaurants in that area that bear the name Marigny -- Marigny Brasserie, and I think there is still some version of Cafe Marigny in existence.

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    1. re: Sarah C

      Thank you so much...I like to know these little things.