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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Arrondissement  \Ar`ron`disse`ment"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  arrondir  to 
  make  round;  ad  +  rond  round,  L.  rotundus.] 
  A  subdivision  of  a  department.  [France] 
  Note:  The  territory  of  France,  since  the  revolution,  has  been 
  divided  into  departments,  those  into  arrondissements, 
  those  into  cantons,  and  the  latter  into  communes.