Definition of Baton Rouge in English:

Baton Rouge

Syllabification: Bat·on Rouge
Pronunciation: /ˌbatən ˈro͞oZH
 
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  • The capital of Louisiana, in the southeastern central part of the state, on the Mississippi River; population 223,689 (est. 2008).

Origin

French, literally 'red stick', with reference to a post placed as a boundary marker for the settlement.

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