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

  • The capital of Louisiana, in the southeast-central part of the state on a bluff above the Mississippi River. Founded in 1719 as a French fort, it became the state capital in 1849 and was captured (May 1862) by Union admiral David Farragut during the Civil War. It is a major port of entry and oil-refining center. Population: 230,000.

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  • proper n. A city that is the capital of the state of Louisiana in the United States.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. capital of Louisiana

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