orleans orleans  /ˈɔr li ənz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a city on the Loire river in north central France; site of the siege of Orleans by the English (1428-1429)
  2. (n) a long siege of Orleans by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429

News

  1. New Orleans VooDoo hangs on despite poor fourth quarter to beat Tampa Bay, 54-51

    New Orleans next hosts San Antonio June 22
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  2. New Orleans Voodoo coach Pat O'Hara talks about his team's win against Tampa Bay and Storm quarterback Adrian McPherson

    The New Orleans Voodoo stave off late game comeback to overcome Adrian McPherson and the Tampa Bay Storm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  3. Orleans Parish School Board resists inspector general audit request

    The Orleans Parish School Board is digging in its heels against an audit request by the New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux, and Quatrevaux is getting fed up. He said that his office first sent a letter requesting a meeting on...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. "Everybody in New Orleans gets a piece of this trophy," said New Orleans coach Sean Payton, who took over as head coach in 2006 when the Saints returned from their displaced year in San Antonio.
    on Feb 8, 2010 By: Sean Payton Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "There is no way to imagine America without New Orleans, and this great city will rise again," Bush said.
    on Sep 16, 2005 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "From what I hear he's done a lot to help with things after Katrina and I know he had a great passion for the city of New Orleans," said former LSU quarterback Matt Mauck, who was Hill's teammate at LSU. "Off field he was a really kind...
    on May 28, 2007 By: Matt Mauck Source: FOXNews

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