Louisiana

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geographical name Lou·i·si·ana \lu̇-ˌē-zē-ˈa-nə, ˌlü-ə-zē-, ˌlü-zē-\

Definition of Louisiana

  1. state of the southern U.S. that includes the vast delta though which the Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico; capital Baton Rouge area 48,523 square miles (126,160 square kilometers), population 4,533,372

Louisianan

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Louisianian

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LOUISIANA Defined for English Language Learners

Louisiana

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Definition of Louisiana for English Language Learners

  • : state of the U.S.

  • the Louisiana Purchase : area of the U.S. purchased from France in 1803



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