American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A state of the southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico. It was admitted as the 18th state in 1812. Part of the vast region claimed by La Salle for France in 1682, it was first successfully settled in 1718 with the foundation of New Orleans. Control of the area passed to the United States in 1803, and the Territory of Orleans was created in 1804 when the northern part was split off to form the District of Louisiana (later the Territory of Louisiana and the Missouri Territory). Baton Rouge is the capital and New Orleans the largest city. Population: 4,290,000.
- n. a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
“TOUTING LOUISIANA: Dan Lund, an independent producer in California who previously worked for Disney, says the Red Stick International Animation Festival has put Louisiana on his radar.”
“LOUISIANA OPEN, Le Triomphe Country Club, Broussard, Louisiana - Much like the LPGA Tour comes back to America this week, so too does the Nationwide Tour.”
“* Charlie Melancon won't get pushed around by Obama or anyone else: The Dem Senate candidate in Louisiana is up with a new ad that touts his opposition to health reform and the "energy tax," and boasts that he told Obama to take his offshore drilling moratorium and stuff it.”
“The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Louisiana is blasting the new ad, "Welcome Prize," as "demeaning" and "racist.”
“Long Jr., the larger-than-life governor and then senator who dominated the political scene in Louisiana from the late 1920s to the mid-1930s.”
“Unlike Melissa, I believe our medical care in Louisiana is wonderful I have only had good experiences here.”
“But my pig hunt in Louisiana is truly something I look forward to: family and friends, community and great food.”
“Weather in Louisiana is a constant topic because it changes so rapidly.”
“Lastly, to address the point that, The line of causality between Iraq and the inadequate emergency response in Louisiana is direct and obvious.”
“The line of causality between Iraq and the inadequate emergency response in Louisiana is direct and obvious.”
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