Meaning of Louisiana

Lou•i•si•an•a

Pronunciation: (l-ē"zē-an'u, l"u-zē-, l"ē-), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in the S United States. 4,203,972; 48,522 sq. mi. (125,672 sq. km). Cap: Baton Rouge. Abbr.: LA (for use with zip code), La.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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