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New Orleans boasts a semi-tropical climate, being situated in latitude 29° 58´ north.
He had overhauled the boiler at New Orleans, and reported it in first-rate condition.
Dey said dat peoples came from fer an' near, eben from New Orleans ter dem slave sales.
The other planters were going to New Orleans, and the same steamer was to convey them there.
The lead that took me to New Orleans was a promising one, but it didn't turn out as well as I expected.
founded 1718 as Nouvelle Orléans, in honor of French regent Philippe, duc d’Orléans (1674-1723); anglicized after purchase by the U.S. in 1803.
Port city in southeastern Louisiana.
Note: Dominated by Creole culture, which stemmed from the French settlers of the southern United States.
Note: Jazz originated in the late nineteenth century among black musicians of New Orleans.
Note: Mardi Gras is celebrated there each year.
Note: In the Battle of New Orleans (1815), Andrew Jackson, not having yet received word that the Treaty of Ghent had ended the War of 1812, repulsed the British assault on the city.