Definition of New Orleans in English:

New Orleans

proper noun

  • A city and port in SE Louisiana, on the Mississippi; population 311,853 (est. 2008). It was founded by the French in 1718 and named after the Duc d'Orléans, regent of France. It is noted for its annual Mardi Gras celebrations and for its association with the development of blues and jazz.

Pronunciation

New Orleans

/njuː ɔːˈliːnz//njuː ˈɔːliːnz/