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 (hō′mə, ho͞o′-)
A city of southeast Louisiana southwest of New Orleans on the Intracoastal Waterway. Located at the convergence of six bayous, it is a processing center for seafood and sugar.
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(ˈhu mə)

a city in S Louisiana. 98,000.
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Detectives with the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud/Auto Theft Unit - Houma Field Office are asking for the public's help in locating three people wanted for felony fraud in a case involving an alleged staged U-Haul vehicle crash.
Officers from Louisiana's Houma Police Department on Wednesday arrested an accused child pornographer at the Houma-Terrebonne Airport.
Kirby will offer jobs to Cenac's marine employees and operate a small suite of offices from Cenac's Houma headquarters to manage the fleet.
Craig Walker at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Houma, Louisiana.
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HOUMA, La: MacDonnell United Methodist Children's Services will convert the vacant Keener building on its Houma, Louisiana, campus into 10 apartment units to be occupied by children who have aged out of the state's foster care system.
Even with increasing hurricane damage because of poor or absent levee protection, and advancing coastal erosion, Chief Robichaux says that with centuries of history in the area, it's "frustrating" when others suggest the answer to the Houma's problems is simply to abandon their land.
He leads research at ARS's Sugarcane Research Unit in Houma, Louisiana.
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