Definition of Baton Rouge from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Baton Rouge

BrE BrE//ˌbætn ˈruːʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbætn ˈruːʒ//
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the capital of the US state of Louisiana. In French it literally means 'red stick', which is a reference to a post placed as a boundary marker for the settlement.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Baton Rouge