4 definitions by Wandelndes Lexikon

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The French Quarter or Vieux Carré, a neighborhood in New Orleans.
I really liked my apartment in the Quarter, but I had to move to the Marigny when some yuppie consortium bought the building to make condos.
by Wandelndes Lexikon January 05, 2005
The Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood in New Orleans.
I'm living in the Marigny now. You know, right downriver from the Quarter.
by Wandelndes Lexikon January 05, 2005
1. n. A non-motorized vessel, usually for carrying cargo. Propelled by a separate towboat.

2. n. A canal boat which may or may not be motorized.
1. There's a towboat pushing a barge down the river.

2. We toured the canals of France by barge.
by Wandelndes Lexikon January 05, 2005
A self-propelled vessel which moves other, usually non-self-propelled vessels. May be in the form of a pushboat, a square- or flat-bow boat designed to rigidly connect to a barge or barges for the purpose of pushing it or them along a waterway. Not quite the same as a tugboat, which usually assists ships.
There's a towboat pushing 25 barges up the Mississippi River.
by Wandelndes Lexikon January 05, 2005
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