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New Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502.

  • also known as Nouvelle Orléans; The Crescent City; The City That Care Forgot; The Big Easy; New Orleans, Louisiana; Orleans Parish / New Orleans city; Queen City of the South; NOLa
  • country: United States of America
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Phrases with New Orleans

  1. New Orleans Dewberry
  2. greater new orleans bridge

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Google previewMinn of the Mississippi (1978)

by Holling Clancy Holling

New Orleans is a cooking pan —and a laughing face above it. It is the face of numberless ancestors who came from afar to reach this River. They came from lands across the sea — from Europe, from Africa, from Asia. Yet some ancestors were ...

Google previewThe Black List (2008)

by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Elvis Mitchell

New Orleans is a classic case of a tale of two cities. The underbelly of New Orleans is a city that has struggled with great racial and economic divisions. A city where there's a high degree of poverty. And there is a built-in class, if you will, ...

Google previewSoutheastern Geographer (2013)

Summer 2013 Issue by David M. Cochran Jr., Carl A. Reese

New Orleans is a historically bi-racial metro comprised primarily of African- Americans (38 percent in 2000) and whites...

Google previewAmerican Printer and Lithographer (1913)

New Orleans is a great market for cotton, sugar and rice. It is the largest sugar market in the country, not only because of the fact that the product from Louisiana and other southern points is sent here, but because of the vast cargoes that come ...

Google previewImpressions and experiences of the West Indies and North America in 1849 (1850)

by Robert Baird

New Orleans is a place of great gaiety at certain seasons of the year ; and if the fact that the very devotedness of its inhabitants to trade during the forenoon induces them to relax in the refinements of gay life in the evening, be not a sufficient ...

Google previewSouth Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature (2015)

by Margaret Eby

Faulkner's New Orleans is a messy watercolor of a place, overrunning with pigment. Tennessee Williams's New Orleans is steamy, haunted, and claustrophobic, full of nervous creatures and dilapidated boardinghouses; it always seems to be ...

Google previewThe Law School Buzz Book (2007)

by Carolyn C. Wise

New Orleans is a great place to live while in school. Laid-back atmosphere and great coffee shops to spend all day studying. Also, you don't feel that poor because the city doesn't have lots of young professionals throwing money around .

Google previewTemples of Hope and Desire (2006)

by Jack Mac'kie

New Orleans is a cocktail mixed one part jazz, one 72 Temples of Hope ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 12: Music by Bill C. Malone

Professor Longhair, New Orleans rhythm-andblues musician, 1978 (Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University, New Orleans) Pianist-composer Allen Toussaint dubbed him “the Bach of Rock.” Born in Bogalusa, La., a rural sawmill town, Henry ...

Google previewMasonic Biography and Dictionary, etc (1868)

by Augustus ROW

Triple Bienfaisance, New Orleans. . Sincère Amitié, St. Martinsville, Attakapas. . Mobile, Mobile, Alabama. . Union, Parish of St. James. . Western Star, Monroe, Ouachita Parish. . Lafayette, New Orleans. . Harmony, New Orleans. . Numantina ...

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Sign language interpreter at New Orleans Jazzfest

How do you say Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, BB King, hiphop and soul for the deaf and the hard of hearing? Watch the interpreter that acts with bluesman ...

Quotes about New Orleans

New Orleans has to learn to live with water rather than in fear of water, and we need a master plan that shows us how to do this. It's so critical that we send a signal to everyone in the country that we're serious about rebuilding New Orleans. (Billy Tauzin)
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