Pelican State

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Noun1.Pelican State - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of MexicoPelican State - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Gulf States - a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas
Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Deep South - the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery
Alexandria - a town in Louisiana on the Red River
Baton Rouge, capital of Louisiana - capital of Louisiana
Lafayette - a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians
Monroe - a town in north central Louisiana
Morgan City - a town in southeast Louisiana to the south of Baton Rouge
New Orleans - a port and largest city in Louisiana; located in southeastern Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi river; a major center for offshore drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico; jazz originated here among black musicians in the late 19th century; Mardi Gras is celebrated here each year
Shreveport - a city in northwest Louisiana on the Red River near the Texas border
Ouachita, Ouachita River - a river that rises in western Arkansas and flows southeast into eastern Louisiana to become a tributary of the Red River
Red River, Red - a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
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For him, and many diehards, bowfishing is a year-round activity in the Pelican State.
John Bel Edwards says the plane is a tribute to the Pelican State and a flying ambassador.
The Pelican State ranked dead last in opportunity and was in the 40s in every other category, the only state to accomplish that feat.
into the $310 million Pelican State Credit Union in Baton Rouge; the $3.
Members of the Consular Corps of New Orleans met and mingled with Filipino immigrants who have sunk roots in the Pelican State, many of whom, like the first Filipino settlers in the Barataria Bay, have intermarried with native-born Americans.
You see the Pelican state lets mentally ill people buy guns while making little if no effort to restrict weapons.
The embargo culminated an ongoing conflict in which editors of the online encyclopedia persistently hunted down and deleted any discovered images of California shoreline (from Pelican State Beach in the north to Border Field State Park in the south) that Horvitz had posted to the public beaches' Wikipedia entries over the past three years.
But even as they plow funds into Christian schools like these, some legislators in the Pelican State say they don't want tax funding to go the schools of other religions.
com)-- The Pelican State has since its manufacturing industry dwindle over the years with job losses in the multiple thousands.
The incentive program has grown rapidly during the last decade, despite a 2005 legislative analyst's finding that the Pelican State was recouping only 16 percent to 18 percent of the amount it was spending to attract production.
Interior Secretary Salazar made the official announcement of the delisting - "Today we can say the brown pelican is back," he declared - at a fitting site: the Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana, which bills itself, excuse the expression, as the Pelican State.