Definition of Louisiana
1. Noun. A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, Gulf States, South, Deep South
Group relationships: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States Of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South
Terms within: Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Capital Of Louisiana, Lafayette, Monroe, Morgan City, New Orleans, Shreveport, Ouachita, Ouachita River, Red, Red River
Definition of Louisiana
1. Proper noun. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Baton Rouge. Largest city: New Orleans. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Louisiana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The discoverers and pioneers, De Soto, Iberville, La Salle, Bienville, were accompanied by missionaries in their expeditions through the louisiana Purchase, ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1917)
"SKETCH OF THE EXPULSION OF THE SOCIETY OF JESUS FROM COLONIAL louisiana Paper read before the louisiana Historical Society, July 21, 1915 By JJ O'Brien, ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Art. 501 of the Civil Code of louisiana of 1825 is a repetition of art. 13, p. ... In the De Lord suit, the supreme court of louisiana said (11 La. ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1908)
"REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO PRESENT A GIFT TO THE UNITED STATES BATTLESHIP "louisiana." NEW ORLEANS, LAV January 8, 1907. To the louisiana ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"After the United States acquired louisiana there arose a strong demand for a ... The louisiana code was the foundation for a later code prepared for the ..."
6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1916)
"The louisiana & Pacific Railway Company, incorporated under the laws of the ... The louisiana & Pacific connects also with the following trunk lines: At De ..."