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[shreev-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈʃrivˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/
a city in NW Louisiana, on the Red River. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • More devoted even than before, did she now become in her ministrations to the sick and suffering people of Shreveport.

    Angel Agnes Wesley Bradshaw
  • Shreveport is said to be the gateway between this state and Texas.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
  • Two were taken to Shreveport and lodged in jail with one of the captured lessees.

  • I was in Shreveport the night of the 23d and the night of the 22d.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • They turned eastward and passed over Texarkana, and thence south to impress the people of Shreveport.

British Dictionary definitions for Shreveport


a city in NW Louisiana, on the Red River: centre of an oil and natural-gas region. Pop: 198 364 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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