a fortress in Canada, in Nova Scotia on SE Cape Breton Island: founded in 1713 by the French and strongly fortified (1720–40); captured by the British (1758) and demolished; reconstructed as a historic site
[loo-is-burg] /ˈlu ɪsˌbɜrg/ noun 1. a seaport on SE Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, in SE Canada: French fortress captured by British 1745, 1758.
[loo-eez] /luˈiz/ noun 1. an opera (1900) by Gustave Charpentier. [loo-eez] /luˈiz/ noun 1. Lake, a glacial lake in W Canada, in SW Alberta in the Canadian Rockies: resort. 5670 feet (1728 meters) above sea level. 2. Also, Louisa [loo-ee-zuh] /luˈi zə/ (Show IPA). a female given name: derived from Louis. also Louisa, fem. proper […]
- Louise bogan
[boh-gan, boh-guh n] /boʊˈgæn, ˈboʊ gən/ noun 1. Louise, 1897–1970, U.S. poet. /ˈbəʊɡən/ noun 1. (Canadian) (esp in the Maritime Provinces) a sluggish side stream Also called logan, pokelogan /ˈbəʊɡən/ noun (Austral, informal) 1. a fool 2. a hooligan
- Louise bourgeois
[boo r-zhwah, boo r-zhwah; French boor-zhwa] /bʊərˈʒwɑ, ˈbʊər ʒwɑ; French burˈʒwa/ noun 1. Léon Victor Auguste [ley-awn veek-tawr oh-gyst] /leɪˈɔ̃ vikˈtɔr oʊˈgyst/ (Show IPA), 1851–1925, French statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1920. 2. Louise, 1911–2010, U.S. sculptor, born in France. /ˈbʊəʒwɑː; bʊəˈʒwɑː/ noun (pl) -geois 1. a member of the middle class, esp one regarded as […]