Louisbourg

geographical name
Lou·​is·​bourg | \ ˈlü-is-ˌbərg How to pronounce Louisbourg (audio) \

Definition of Louisbourg

locality facing the Atlantic on Cape Breton Island, eastern Nova Scotia, Canada

Note: Founded by the French in 1713, Louisbourg was captured by New England colonials in 1745, returned to the French by treaty in 1748, and taken by the English in 1758.

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