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Bat·on Rouge(băt′n ro͞ozh′)
The capital of Louisiana, in the southeast-central part of the state on a bluff above the Mississippi River. Founded in 1719 as a French fort, it became the state capital in 1849 and was captured (May 1862) by Union admiral David Farragut during the Civil War. It is a major port of entry and oil-refining center.
Baton Rouge(ˈbætən ˈruːʒ)
(Placename) the capital of Louisiana, in the SE part on the Mississippi River. Pop: 225 090 (2003 est)
Bat•on Rouge(ˈbæt n ˈruʒ)
the capital of Louisiana, in the SE part: a river port on the Mississippi. 215,882.
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Baton Rouge Bridge - a cantilever bridge across the Mississippi at Baton Rouge