Milieux



[mil-yoo , meel-; French mee-lyœ] /mɪlˈyʊ, mil-; French miˈlyœ/

noun, plural milieus French, milieux
[mee-lyœ] /miˈlyœ/ (Show IPA)
1.
surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature:
a snobbish milieu.
/ˈmiːljɜː; French miljø/
noun (pl) -lieux (-ljɜː; -ljɜːz; French) (-ljø) -lieus
1.
surroundings, location, or setting
n.

“surroundings,” 1877, from French milieu, “middle, medium, mean,” literally “middle place” (12c.), from mi “middle” (from Latin medius; see medial (adj.)) + lieu “place” (see lieu).

milieu mi·lieu (mĭl-yu’, mēl-yɶ’)
n. pl. mi·lieus or mi·lieux (-lyɶ’)

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