What does orléans mean?

Definitions for orléans
ˈɔr li ənz; Fr. ɔr leɪˈɑ̃or·léans

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Orleansnoun

    a city on the Loire river in north central France; site of the siege of Orleans by the English (1428-1429)

  2. Orleans, siege of Orleansnoun

    a long siege of Orleans by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429

Wiktionary

  1. Orleansnoun

    City in France.

  2. Etymology: Ultimately from Aurelianum, from the name of the Roman emperor Aurelian, who rebuilt the city.

Wikipedia

  1. Orleans

    Orléans (UK: ; US: , French: [ɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a city in north-central France, about 120 kilometres (74 miles) southwest of Paris. It is the prefecture of the department of Loiret and of the region of Centre-Val de Loire. Orléans is located on the river Loire nestled in the heart of the Loire Valley, classified as a World Heritage Site, where the river curves south towards the Massif Central. In 2019, the city had 116,269 inhabitants within its municipal boundaries. Orléans is the center of Orléans Métropole that has a population of 288,229. The larger metropolitan area has a population of 451,373, the 20th largest in France.The city owes its development from antiquity to the commercial exchanges resulting from the river. An important river trade port, it was the headquarters of the community of merchants frequenting the Loire. It was the capital of the Kingdom of France during the Merovingian period and played an important role in the Hundred Years' War, particularly known for the role of Joan of Arc during the siege of Orléans. Every first week of May since 1432, the city pays homage to the "Maid of Orléans" during the Johannic Holidays which has been listed in the inventory of intangible cultural heritage in France. One of Europe's oldest universities was created in 1306 by Pope Clement V and re-founded in 1966 as the University of Orléans, hosting more than 20,000 students in 2019.The Île d'Orléans in Quebec, Canada is named after Orléans in France as well as Orléans, Ontario and the former French colony New Orleans, Louisiana.

ChatGPT

  1. orleans

    "Orleans" is most commonly known as a city in the north-central part of France. It is the capital of the Loiret department and of the Centre-Val de Loire region. historically, it is known for its role during the "Siege of Orleans", a significant event during the Hundred Years' War where Joan of Arc played a major role. In a broader context, "Orleans" could also refer to New Orleans, a major city in the United States known for its vibrant nightlife, jazz music, and unique cuisine.

Wikidata

  1. Orléans

    Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 130 kilometres southwest of Paris. It is the capital of the Loiret department and of the Centre region. Orléans is located on the Loire River where the river curves south towards the Massif Central. The city of New Orleans, in the United States is named after the commune of Orléans.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Orleans

    on the Loire, 75 m. by rail SW. of Paris, is the capital of the province of Loiret, a trading rather than an industrial town, commerce being fostered by excellent railway, canal, and river communications; the town is of ancient date, and its streets are full of quaint wooden houses; there is an old cathedral and museum; many historic associations include the raising of the siege in 1429 by Joan of Arc, whose house is still shown, and two captures by the Germans, 1870

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. orléans

    An important town of France, capital of the department of Loiret, 75 miles south-southwest from Paris by railway. Orléans, originally called Genabum, afterwards Aureliani (probably from the emperor Aurelian), was besieged by Attila in 451, but relieved by the Romans, who here defeated Attila. It afterwards passed into the hands of the Franks, was taken by the Northmen in 855, and again in 865. In 1428 it was besieged by the English under the Duke of Bedford, but was delivered from the besiegers by the inspiriting exertions of Joan of Arc, who on this account is also named the Maid of Orléans. In the civil wars of the 16th century it was besieged in 1563 by the Duke of Guise, who was assassinated before the walls. During the Franco-Prussian war, 1870-71, Orléans was occupied by the Germans, September 27, and evacuated November 10, 1870.

Editors Contribution

  1. orleansnoun

    A narrow border inset from the edge of a shield of operational research opposed to those expressing repeated action or movement in names of places within the systems nanoseconds new style words. 1.) a city in central France, on the Loire River.

    New Orleans is just a name brought over from the French in claim of the new generation of France.

    Etymology: City


    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on April 30, 2024  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Orleans

    A corruption of Aureliani, after the Roman Emperor Aurelian.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ORLEANS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Orleans is ranked #64891 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Orleans surname appeared 306 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Orleans.

    71.5% or 219 total occurrences were White.
    12% or 37 total occurrences were Asian.
    10.7% or 33 total occurrences were Black.
    4.2% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Anagrams for orléans »

  1. loaners

  2. reloans

  3. Salerno

  4. arenols

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orléans in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orléans in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of orléans in a Sentence

  1. Rebekah Gee:

    So New Orleans had its normal level of celebration, which involved people congregating in large crowds and some 1.4 million tourists, we shared drink cups. We shared each other's space in the crowds. We shared floats where we were throwing not just beads but probably coronavirus off Carnival floats to people who caught it and took it with them to where they came from.

  2. Lesli Harris:

    As a woman of color New Orleans's hard for me to be in favor of facial recognition.

  3. Le Nechet:

    The decoration is magnificent at this New Orleans-inspired spot, voodoo, sorcery, the menu printed on tarot cards... This cocktail bar really stands out because of this cool, unique décor.

  4. Henderson Lewis:

    The Louisiana Department of Education's decision flies in the face of the data, the science, and the sound advice of our health and medical advisors when it comes to protecting our students and educators amid the latest surge in this pandemic, we have proven that our approach is effective at keeping COVID-19 out of New Orleans Public Schools, and we will stay the course and continue to listen to health experts.

  5. Douglas Macgregor:

    They feel entitled, and when the food stamps stop, when the free services end, when the heating bills aren't paid and the heating doesn't come through in many of these large cities — Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, New Orleans, San Francisco, Los Angeles — this underclass that resides in these places, I think could become very violent.

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