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

 

Baton Rouge

 
BrE BrE//ˌbætn ˈruːʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbætn ˈruːʒ//
 
 
jump to other results
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