Louisiana

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Louisiana

Etymology[edit]

From French Louisiane, named for King Louis XIV of France.

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Proper noun[edit]

Louisiana

  1. A state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States. Capital: Baton Rouge. Largest city: New Orleans.
  2. (historical) A vast territory in central North America:
    1. An administrative district of New France. (1682–1769; 1801–1803)
    2. A governorate of New Spain. (1769–1801)
    3. A former territory of the United States. (1805–1812)
  3. A city in Pike County, Missouri, named for the founder's daughter, Louisiana Bayse.
  4. A ghost town in Douglas County, Kansas.
  5. University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Used especially to refer to its athletic program, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns.

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See also[edit]

Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
States: Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming
Federal District: Washington, D.C.
Territories: American Samoa · Guam · Northern Mariana Islands · Puerto Rico · United States minor outlying islands · United States Virgin Islands

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Louisiana f

  1. Louisiana (a state of the United States)

Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Louisiana.

Proper noun[edit]

Louisiana (genitive Louisianas)

  1. Louisiana (a state of the United States)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Louisiana.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlui̯siɑ(ː)nɑ/, [ˈlui̯s̠iˌɑ(ː)nɑ]
  • Syllabification: Loui‧sia‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Louisiana

  1. Louisiana (a state of the United States)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Louisiana (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Louisiana
genitive Louisianan
partitive Louisianaa
illative Louisianaan
singular plural
nominative Louisiana
accusative nom. Louisiana
gen. Louisianan
genitive Louisianan
partitive Louisianaa
inessive Louisianassa
elative Louisianasta
illative Louisianaan
adessive Louisianalla
ablative Louisianalta
allative Louisianalle
essive Louisianana
translative Louisianaksi
instructive
abessive Louisianatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Louisiana (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Louisianani Louisianamme
2nd person Louisianasi Louisiananne
3rd person Louisianansa

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Louisiana f

  1. Alternative spelling of Luisiana

Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Louisiana f (genitive Louisiany, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Louisiana (a state of the United States)

References[edit]

  • Louisiana in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk