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In school here in Louisiana, they teach us lou ee zee ana because it's a combination of King Louis (Lou ee) and his Queen Ann of France. I always thought that was the "right" way because it's what I was taught. But then I'm from a family in North Louisiana in a very small area called Hebert.....to t...
In my state Louisiana, most people pronounce it Loose-ee-ana (dragging out the oo, of course) or sometimes Lou-ce-ana, but rarely Lou-ee-ce-ana. I pronounce it correctly. My husband and I always argue over this point. I'm glad to know there are others who have noticed the differences.