Louisiana

Name for area claimed as French colony in present-day United States along Mississippi River and west to the Rocky Mountains, from the Gulf of Mexico to the current border with Canada. Named for King Louis XIV of France

Louisiana

[n] - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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Louisiana

Pelican State noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Louisiana

constituent state of the United States of America. It is delineated from its neighbours—Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and Texas to ... [19 related articles]
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Louisiana

Louisiana (luwē"zēăn'u, lOOē"–) , state in the S central United States. It is bounded by Mississippi, with the Mississippi R. forming about half of the border (E), the Gulf of Mexico (S), Texas (W), and Arkansas (N).Sections in this article:IntroductionFacts...
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Louisiana

Click images to enlargeState in southern USA, bordered to the north by Arkansas, to the west by Texas, with the Sabine River and Toledo Bend Reservoir forming much of the boundary, and to the east by Mississippi, with the Mississippi and Pearl rivers forming much of the boundary; area 112,825 sq km/43,562 sq mi...
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Louisiana

[New Spain] Louisiana (Luisiana, La Louisiane) was the name of an administrative district of the Viceroyalty of New Spain from 1762 to 1802 that represented territory west of the Mississippi River basin, plus New Orleans. Spain acquired the territory from France, who had named it La Louisiane in honor of their king Louis XIV in 1682. ==Hist...
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Louisiana

[New France] Although French exploration of the area began during the reign of Louis XIV, French Louisiana was not greatly developed, due to a lack of human and financial resources. As a result of its defeat in the Seven Years` War, France was forced to cede the eastern part of the territory in 1763 to the victorious British, and the wester...
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Louisiana

[shipwreck] The Louisiana was a steamboat that sank in Lake Michigan off the coast of Washington, Door County, Wisconsin during the Great Lakes Storm of 1913. In 1992, the shipwreck site was added to the National Register of Historic Places. ==History== The Louisiana was constructed in Marine City, Michigan in 1887, while her engine was bui...
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Louisiana

The federal state with the capital Baton Rouge (and the port city of New Orleans) lies to the south of the USA on the Gulf of Mexico, bordered by the states Mississippi in the East, Texas in the west and Arkansas in the North. Louisiana was explored by the Spaniards in 1539 and by the French in 1681; today, the French-Spanish cultural tradition is ...
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