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Definition of the noun orleans

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noun - plural: -

  1. a long siege of Orleans by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429


  1. Orleans a.k.a. Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111 kilometres southwest of Paris. It is the capital of the Loiret department and of the Centre region.
  2. Orleans is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, which is co-extensive with Cape Cod. The population was 5,890 at the 2010 census.
  3. Orleans a.k.a. Orléans: Orleans, is a suburb of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is located in the eastern part of the city along the Ottawa River, about 16 km from downtown Ottawa. The Canada 2011 Census determined that Orleans' population was 107,823. Prior to being amalgamated into Ottawa in 2001, the community of Orleans was spread over two municipal jurisdictions, the eastern portion being in the pre-amalgamation City of Cumberland, the western portion in the City of Gloucester. According to the 2011 census, 62,888 people lived in the Cumberland portion of Orléans, while 44,935 people lived in the Gloucester portion. Today, Orleans spans the municipal wards of Orleans, Innes and Cumberland. Orléans is one of 3 areas of the post-amalgamated City of Ottawa to contain a significant francophone population, hence.
    • also known as Orleans, Ontario; Orléans, Ontario; Orléans, Canada; Orléans, Ottawa
    • neighborhood of Ottawa
  4. Orleans is a town in Orleans Township, Orange County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,142 at the 2010 census.
  5. Orleans is a village in the northwestern corner of Barton, Orleans County, Vermont, United States. The population was 826 at the 2000 census, making it the largest village in Orleans County.
  6. Orleans is a village in Harlan County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 386 at the 2010 census.
  7. Orleans is a town in Jefferson County, New York, USA. The population was 2,789 at the 2010 census. The town is located in the northern part of the county and is north of Watertown. Orleans is named after the commune of Orléans in France.
  8. Orleans, is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California. It is located 12 miles northeast of Weitchpec, at an elevation of 404 feet. The ZIP Code is 95556.
  9. Orleans is a city in Dickinson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 608 at the 2010 census. Orleans is part of the Iowa Great Lakes region, located along Spirit Lake. Numerous state parks are located within a few miles of the town, including Marble Beach and Mini-Wakan.

There are other places with in their name, like New Orleans, Little Orleans, Orleans France, Orleans Parish, d.b.a. New Orleans, Uptown New Orleans, Orleans Cross Roads, New Orleans Museum of Art, Ninth Ward of New Orleans, University of New Orleans, Loyola University New Orleans.


Orleans is an American pop-rock band best known for its hits "Dance with Me", "Still the One", from the album Waking and Dreaming and "Love Takes Time". The group's name evolved from the music it was playing at the time of their formation, which was inspired by Louisiana artists such as Allen Toussaint and the Neville Brothers. Orleans was formed in Woodstock, New York in January 1972 by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter John Hall, vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Larry Hoppen and drummer/percussionist Wells Kelly. In October of that year, the group expanded to include Larry's younger brother, Lance, on bass. Drummer Jerry Marotta joined in 1976, completing the quintet.


Orleans is a record label.


"Orleans" is a musical album of Orleans.

  • released in (43 years ago)


  1. "Orleans" is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Virgil Vernier.
  2. Orleans is a short-lived American drama series that aired on CBS from January 7, 1997 through April 10, 1997. It ran for only 8 episodes. The series was said to be inspired by the experiences of creater producer Toni Graphia, who was the daughter of a Louisiana judge.


Orleans a.k.a. Orléans is a variety of white grape which up until the 19th century was much grown in Germany, but in very little use since the early 20th century. It has large berries with thick skins and a high yield. Young Orléans wine has been described as somewhat reminiscent of wine made from white varieties of the pinot family, but with pineapple aromas.

Phrases with Orleans

Phrases ending with the word Orleans:

  1. new orleans
  2. siege of orleans

Other phrases containing the word Orleans:

  1. New Orleans Dewberry
  2. greater new orleans bridge

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Orleans

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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...

Google previewAmerican Printer and Lithographer (1913)

New Orleans is the second largest exporting city in America for many of the staple articles, and in the past few years has wrested from New York the distinction of being the leading importing point for coffee. Practically all of the imports from the ...

Google previewSite Engineering for Landscape Architects (2016)

by CTI Reviews

New Orleans: New Orleans is a major ...

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...

What is significant about New Orleans is that in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when the metro lost nearly 15 percent of its ...

Google previewStudents' Guide to Colleges (2005)

The Definitive Guide to America's Top 100 Schools Written by the Real Experts--The Students Who Attend Them by Jordan Goldman, Colleen Buyers

The thing about New Orleans is that its an experience in itself. Going to Tulane, you cannot be bored, there is just too much to...

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 previewThe Continent (1921)

New Orleans is the second port in America, where commerce is carried on with the entire ...

Google previewThe Interior (1921)

New Orleans is the second port in America, where commerce is carried on with the entire ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical (1842)

Of the Various Countries, Places and Principal Natural Objects in the World by John Ramsay McCulloch

—New Orleans is the grand emporium of all the vast tracts traversed ...

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 previewThe 100 Most Significant Events in American Business: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by Quentin R. Skrabec Jr.

Orleans. (1811). The history of the steam engine is a long and well-documented one, but the commercial history is more specific. Thomas Slavery in England won a ...

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

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Quotes about 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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