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PARTERRE

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 869 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PARTERRE, a term, taken from the French phrase par terre, i.e. on the surface of the ground, and used of an arrangement in a garden of beds of flowers with gravel or other paths and plots of grass; also of that part of the auditorium of a theatre which is occupied by the orchestra stalls.
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