Bayou Teche


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Teche, Bayou

(bī`ō tĕsh, bī`o͞o), 125 mi (201 km) long, S La., formed by tributary bayous and flowing SE to the Atchafalaya River near Morgan City. Navigable for more than 100 mi (161 km), it flows through a fertile sugarcane area. Bayou Teche was the setting for Henry Wadsworth LongfellowLongfellow, Henry Wadsworth,
1807–82, American poet, b. Portland, Maine, grad. Bowdoin College, 1825. He wrote some of the most popular poems in American literature, in which he created a new body of romantic American legends.
..... Click the link for more information.
's Evangeline.
References in periodicals archive ?
As always, Louisiana comes fully alive, from the peaceful fog of the Bayou Teche to the manic streets of New Orleans.
Between the Acadian French on the Bayou Teche and Canary Islander Spanish on the Bayou Terre aux Boeuf, little open land remained to attract these German and Slavic-speaking new Americans to Louisiana's southlands.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest edition of one of the oldest, most up-to-date, comprehensive and accurate buyer's guides in the marketplace today will make its 1999 debut in the Bayou Teche, La.
That leads into the whole idea of the ghost figure and creating that sense of Bayou Teche and having to be kept hidden within the bayou, which makes her invisible to her culture as well as invisible to herself, because she doesn't know her historical roots.
Martinville, where the tomb of Emmeline Labiche and the ancient oak where she waited for her lover, Gabriel, stand alongside the Bayou Teche.
Bayou Teche Brewing | Saison D'Ecrevisses - Crawfish Season Saison | Arnaudville, LA
Potato salad is the traditional accompaniment to fried seafood and fried chicken and in the southern part of the state, particularly along Bayou Teche.
2)Kate Chopin, "A Gentleman of Bayou Teche," Bayou Folk (Ridgewood, New Jersey: Gregg Press, 1967), p.
Hurricane Andrew hit New Iberia, a town of approximately 30,000, lying at the mouth of Bayou Teche in the heart of Louisiana's sugar cane belt, at approximately 4 p.
Bayou Teche Brewing | Joie a Tous (Joy to All) | Arnaudville, LA
The bank is established to provide compensation for impacts to Bottomland Hardwoods in the Bayou Teche drainage basin, USGS Hydrologic Cataloging Unit (HUC) 08080102.