Definition of Baton Rouge in English:

Baton Rouge

proper noun

  • The capital of Louisiana, in the south-eastern central part of the state, on the Mississippi River; population 223,689 (est. 2008).


French, literally ‘red stick’, with reference to a post placed as a boundary marker for the settlement.


Baton Rouge

/ˌbat(ə)n ˈruːʒ/