- Lake, a shallow extension of the Gulf of Mexico in SE Louisiana, N of New Orleans. 41 miles (66 km) long; 25 miles (40 km) wide.
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Pontchartrain, had the impudence to boast of this before my face.
In this manner Pontchartrain was saved, but it cost dear to the State.
This is mentioned by Pontchartrain, who was then one of the ministers.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 2 of 3
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He states so distinctly in a letter to Pontchartrain, dated in October 1692.Count Frontenac
William Dawson LeSueur
Also they are great and powerful—they are of the Pontchartrain blood, and are of the court.In the Day of Adversity
- Lake Pontchartrain a shallow lagoon in SE Louisiana, linked with the Gulf of Mexico by a narrow channel, the Rigolets: resort and fishing centre. Area: 1620 sq km (625 sq miles)
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