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

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

New Orleanian

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