Albion
ancient Greek word for Britain
arrondissement
administrative sub-division of major French cities such as Paris, Marseille, Lyons
Bolshevik
Russian communist
commune
a little country village
département
administrative region
Domaine
A French estate with a property, usually a large house, with land and sometimes accomodation for tenants
FANY
First Aid Nursing Yeomanry
felucca
small Mediterranean coasting vessel with oars and/or sails
florin
British two shilling coin, present day value of 10 pence
gendarme
policeman (no fem. equivalent; une femme policier = policewoman)
gueules cassés
World War I veteran with facial injuries
hôtel de ville
town hall or city hall
metro
French underground train network in Paris
mutilés
disabled persons (mutilés de guerre = disabled ex-servicemen)
perfidious
faithless, treacherous
pigeonnier
a dovecote (for pigeons) or a garret, attic room (aka. une mansarde)
POW
prisoner of war
relève
change, take over [relief shift]
soldat inconnu
unknown soldier - chosen from the battlefield of Verdun for the French memorial