Baton Rouge

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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Baton Rouge - capital of LouisianaBaton Rouge - capital of Louisiana      
Baton Rouge Bridge - a cantilever bridge across the Mississippi at Baton Rouge
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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Francis was going to leave a party with Loyola of New Orleans guard Torry Beaulieu, who also attended Glen Oaks High of Baton Rouge.
Fee learned that the "Big Buddy Organization" in Baton Rouge was working to reunite homeless school children with their families in addition to setting up temporary elementary schools for the displaced children.
In 1921, Burden's family moved to the 500-acre Windrush Plantation, now within Baton Rouge city limits, which had been in his family since the 1830s.
In 1989 and 1990, tenants from around the South marched along the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge to New Orleans, where, according to the Gulf Coast Tenants' Organization, 28 per cent of the nation's petrochemical production occurs.