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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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Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107, or another designated area.
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will test non-stick wing coatings designed to minimize insect residue and help reduce aircraft fuel consumption during flights in Shreveport, Louisiana during the next two weeks.
Veteran radio broadcaster Frank Page died aged 87 after suffering a severe respiratory infection while in hospital at WK Pierremont Health Centre in Shreveport, Louisiana.
The Shreveport, Louisiana plant produces Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (Nasdaq:ALGT) is to resume its nonstop seasonal service between Shreveport, Louisiana and Orlando, Florida, the airline announced yesterday.
Groupon, a US-based shopping website that offers a daily deal on local goods, services and cultural events in around 250 worldwide markets, has been launched in Shreveport, Louisiana, US.
Home Federal Bancorp, Inc of Louisiana is the mid-tier' holding company for Home Federal Bank, a federally-chartered, FDIC-insured savings association headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana.
At 4:50 in the afternoon on March 15, a man later identified as Clarence Taylor entered a Shreveport, Louisiana, gas station intending to rob it.
A detective in Shreveport, Louisiana, said the boy had recently moved out after a row.
Formerly, he served as Samford's provost, as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana, and as provost, dean of the School of Theology, and professor of New Testament at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Weyerhaeuser is offering for sale three corrugated sheet plants in Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; and Shreveport, Louisiana.
I started getting interested in reading in kindergarten and first grade," says Beard, 23, who was born and reared in Shreveport, Louisiana, and played at Duke University before turning pro.