Baton Rouge

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Etymology[edit]

From the French bâton rouge (red pole). The city in Louisiana is so named because there was a red painted pole placed on its site by the Native Americans.

Proper noun[edit]

Baton Rouge

  1. The capital city of the state of Louisiana in the United States of America. It is the parish seat of East Baton Rouge Parish.

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