What are Orleans?

  • (noun): A city on the Loire river in north central France; site of the siege of Orleans by the English (1428-1429).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Orléans

... The city of New Orleans (in French, La Nouvelle-Orléans), in the United States is named after the commune of Orléans ...

Some articles on Orleans:

Orleans, Indiana - Demographics - 2000 Census
... There were 922 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
2008 NBA Playoffs - Western Conference - First Round - (2) New Orleans Hornets Vs. (7) Dallas Mavericks
... April 1 ... Dallas Mavericks 92, New Orleans Hornets 104 New Orleans Arena, New Orleans ESPN April 2 ... Dallas Mavericks 103, New Orleans Hornets 127 New. 3 performance at home after inserting Jason Terry into the starting lineup, but New Orleans would win the final 2 games of the series, keyed by David West in Game ...
Music Of Illinois - Jazz
... of jazz as it left the city of its birth, New Orleans, Louisiana ... jass or jas) may have first been applied to the music in Chicago in the 1910s, as such hot New Orleans bands as Tom Brown's made a hit up north ... New Orleans pioneers together with enthusiastic younger musicians from the Midwest gathered in Chicago ...
Interstate 510
... I-510) is a short spur route of Interstate 10 within eastern New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ... The Interstate spur route is a portion of Paris Road, a New Orleans metropolitan area roadway stretching from the Mississippi River to Lake Pontchartrain dating back to the 19th ... The portion designated I-510 is entirely within the Ninth Ward of New Orleans, though the area the highway runs through is locally known as New Orleans East ...
Fats Pichon
... Pichon was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and began playing piano in his childhood ... mid 1920s, he settled again his home town of New Orleans for the later part of the decade, leading bands under his own name at dance halls and on river boats on the ... numbers, with Luis Russell and other New Orleans groups ...

More definitions of "Orleans":

  • (noun): A long siege by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429.
    Synonyms: siege of Orleans