Meaning of New Orleans

New" Or'le•ans

Pronunciation: (ôr'lē-unz, ôr-lēnz', ôr'lunz), [key]
  1. a seaport in SE Louisiana, on the Mississippi: British defeated (1815) by Americans under Andrew Jackson. 557,482.
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