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A city of northwest Louisiana on the Red River near the Texas border. Founded in the 1830s, it grew rapidly after the discovery of oil in the region (1906).


(Placename) a city in NW Louisiana, on the Red River: centre of an oil and natural-gas region. Pop: 198 364 (2003 est)


(ˈʃrivˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

a city in NW Louisiana, on the Red River. 218,010.
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Noun1.Shreveport - a city in northwest Louisiana on the Red River near the Texas border
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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