Louisiana

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

Definition of Louisiana

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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