New Orleans

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geographical name New Or·leans \ˈȯr-lē-ənz, ˈȯr-lənz, ˈȯrl-yənz, (ˌ)ȯr-ˈlēnz\

Definition of New Orleans

  1. city and port in southeastern Louisiana between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River population 343,829 New Orleans is a major tourist destination noted for its annual Mardi Gras festivities.

New Orleanian

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NEW ORLEANS Defined for English Language Learners

New Orleans

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geographical name New Or·leans \ˈȯr-lē-ənz, ˈȯr-lənz, ˈȯrl-yənz, (ˌ)ȯr-ˈlēnz\

Definition of New Orleans for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Louisiana


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