[ op-uh-loo-suhs ]

  1. a city in S Louisiana.

Words Nearby Opelousas

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How to use Opelousas in a sentence

  • Marguerite had gone to the city to pursue studies taught better there than in Opelousas; especially music.

    Bonaventure | George Washington Cable
  • His pantaloons were of the finest sky-blue cottonade—the produce of the looms of Opelousas.

    The Quadroon | Mayne Reid
  • The bison had long since forsaken the pastures of Opelousas, and gone far westward.

    The Boy Hunters | Captain Mayne Reid
  • Some parts of the prairies of Opelousas are of great fertility, and those of Attakapas are still more so.

  • A considerable part of Attakapas is also very productive, as well as portions of Opelousas.