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New Orleans(Encyclopedia)New Orleans ôr´lnz –lnz, ôrlnz´ [key], city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water f...
Orléans(Encyclopedia)Orléans ôrläN´ [key], family name of two branches of the French royal line. The house of Valois-Orléans was founded by Louis, duc d'Orléans (see separate article), whose assassination (1407) c...
Orléans(Encyclopedia)Orléans, city (1990 pop. 107,965), capital of Loiret dept., N central France, on the Loire River. A commercial and transportation center, it has food-processing, tobacco, machine-building, electrical...
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park(Encyclopedia)New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park: see National Parks and Monuments (table).
Orléans, Île d'(Encyclopedia)Orléans, Île d' l dôrläN´ [key], or Orléans IslandôrläN´, ôr´lnz [key], 20 mi (32 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, S Que., Canada, in the St. Lawrence NE of Quebec. It is connected ...
Charles d'Orléans(Encyclopedia)Charles d'Orléans: see Orléans, Charles, duc d'.
New Territories(Encyclopedia)New Territories: see Hong Kong.
New Testament(Encyclopedia)New Testament, the distinctively Christian portion of the Bible, consisting of 27 books of varying lengths dating from the earliest Christian period. The seven epistles whose authorship by St. Paul is...
New Thought(Encyclopedia)New Thought, popular philosophical movement with religious implications; it affirms the creative power of constructive thinking. A successor of New England transcendentalism, New Thought grew out of t...
New Toronto(Encyclopedia)New Toronto trn´t [key], part of metropolitan Toronto, S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario. ...
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