Bossier City

Bossier City (bōˈzhər) [key], city (1990 pop. 52,721), Bossier parish, NW La., on the Red River, across from Shreveport, with which it is connected by several bridges; inc. 1907. Barksdale Air Force Base, home of the Second U.S. Air Force, is the major employer.

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