Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river rising in west-central Louisiana and flowing about 322 km (200 mi) east, southeast, then southwest to the Gulf of Mexico. Near its outlet it passes through Lake Calcasieu.

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Examples

  • An albino bottlenose dolphin (with a distinctive pink hue) has shown up in Louisiana's Lake Calcasieu, an inland saltwater estuary.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The company's board last week approved an 18-month feasibility study for the project, which would be constructed on land adjacent to Sasol's existing chemical facility in Calcasieu Parish, La.

    Gas-to-Liquid Site May Hit $10 Billion

  • Nowhere exudes more Lake Charles charm than its Imperial Calcasieu Museum (204 W. Sallier St., www. imperialcalcasieumuseum.org), a little hall brimming with tidily organized historical bric-a-brac.

    Blague d'Art: Apres le Deluge, Moi

  • An immature Green Heron rests near the ferry crossing over the waterway between Calcasieu Lake and the Gulf of Mexico in Cameron, La. on Tuesday, July 3, 2007.

    Immature Green Heron

  • Three bottlenose dolphins lead a ship near the ferry crossing over the waterway between Calcasieu Lake and the Gulf of Mexico in Cameron, La. on Tuesday, July 3, 2007.

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  • Mrs. Melder lived in Calcasieu for many years and was a member of Peniel Baptist Church.

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  • Please read "Albino dolphin spied around Calcasieu Lake" by Christine Rappleye.

    Cameron Ferry Wildlife

  • The waterway between Calcasieu Lake and the Gulf of Mexico brings an assortment of fresh fish with the tides for the dolphins.

    Cameron Ferry Wildlife

  • But 18 parishes were also greatly impacted by Gustav; including Calcasieu, Washington, St. Helena, Concordia, Franklin, Catahoula, Morehouse, and Lasalle; and should also be eligible for the declaration.

    Georgianne Nienaber: All But Ignored: Gustav Deals Major Blow to Baton Rouge and Indian Tribes in South Louisiana

  • Residents in both Calcasieu and Cameron Parish are cut off from the world.

    CNN Galveston crew all safe

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