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New Orleans

[ awr-lee-uhnz, awr-leenz, awr-luhnz ]

noun

  1. a seaport in SE Louisiana, on the Mississippi: British defeated (1815) by Americans under Andrew Jackson.


New Orleans

/ -lənz; ˈɔːliːənz; ɔːˈliːnz /

noun

  1. a port in SE Louisiana, on the Mississippi River, about 172 km (107 miles) from the sea: the largest city in the state and the second most important port in the US; founded by the French in 1718; belonged to Spain (1763–1803). It is largely below sea level, built around the Vieux Carré (French quarter); famous for its annual Mardi Gras festival and for its part in the history of jazz; a major commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. Pop: 469 032 (2003 est)


New Orleans

  1. Port city in southeastern Louisiana .


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Notes

Jazz originated in the late nineteenth century among black musicians of New Orleans.
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.
Dominated by Creole culture , which stemmed from the French settlers of the southern United States.
Mardi Gras is celebrated there each year.
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Other Words From

  • New Or·leani·an [awr-, lee, -nee-, uh, n, -, leen, -y, uh, n], noun
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Example Sentences

Reality came in the form of three games in four days at San Antonio, Houston and New Orleans.

Many younger adults in Louisiana have these conditions, said Sophia Thomas, a nurse practitioner in New Orleans.

For his Tiny-esque efforts against New Orleans, he was named Western Conference Player of the Week for the first time in his young career.

Ferguson, the New Orleans police superintendent, told PERF that carjackings rose 154 percent in his city from 2019 to 2020, prompting his department to launch a violent-crime abatement team last fall.

Among the Jazz’s top 10 players by WAR, only one — Derrick Favors, who played for New Orleans a year ago — was not on Utah’s 2019-20 roster.

NEW ORLEANS — John Boehner was reelected House Speaker yesterday by his Republican colleagues despite some dissenting members.

Knight and Farrell were both fired from the New Orleans Police Department before they gravitated to Duke.

The brother of a girl who made her debut in New Orleans society was shaking his fists in excitement.

Scalise has called the talk, which he delivered in a hotel outside New Orleans, “a mistake I regret.”

For their trip to New Orleans against Alabama, Ohio State is bringing in a cool $17 million.

A crevasse was made in the levee above New Orleans flooding much of the city.

We told him that we had caught him trespassing on our boat and intended to take him down to New Orleans and sell him.

And in this instance I authorized our New Orleans office to make the search.

Did you personally instruct the New Orleans office to conduct the search of their records or cause such instructions to be given?

On the train was the gentleman who in New Orleans had told us we should have all the butter we wanted from Texas.

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