HyperDic: new_orleans

English > 1 sense of the expression New Orleans:
NOUNlocationNew Orleansa port and largest city in Louisiana
English > New Orleans: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA port and largest city in Louisiana; located in southeastern Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi river; a major center for offshore drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico; jazz originated here among black musicians in the late 19th century; Mardi Gras is celebrated here each year.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
port of entry, point of entryA port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise
Part ofLouisiana, Pelican State, LA, La.A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
PartsGreater New Orleans Bridgetwin cantilever bridges across the Mississippi at New Orleans
Mardi Gras, Fat TuesdayA carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) but especially in New Orleans
faubourgA New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits
SpanishNew Orleans, Nueva Orleans
CatalanNew Orleans, Nova Orleans

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