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He had practised it often, and had lassoed many a long-horned bull upon the prairies of Opelousas and the Attakapas.The Young Voyageurs|Mayne Reid
The first defensible position was at the Bayou Vermilion, thirty miles south of Opelousas.Destruction and Reconstruction:|Richard Taylor
"Us was both slaves on de old plantation close to Opelousas," Pauline began.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.|Work Projects Administration
Some parts of the prairies of Opelousas are of great fertility, and those of Attakapas are still more so.
Franklin College, in Opelousas was also incorporated in 1831, under the same favorable auspices.