geographical name Lou·is·bourg \ˈlü-is-ˌbərg\

Definition of Louisbourg

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