pedagogical: of a child’s tutor
salvoes: a round of fire given as a salute
banlieue: The territory without the walls, but within the legal limits, of a town or city.
erudite: characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly
Sharia: law, seen as deriving from the Koran
ephemeral: lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory
rebus: a representation of a word or phrase by pictures, symbols, etc., that suggest that word or phrase or its syllables: Two gates and a head is a rebus for Gateshead
erudition: knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning; scholarship