LA

la, lah

(noun) the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization

Louisiana, Pelican State, LA, La.

(noun) a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

lanthanum, La, atomic number

(noun) a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Noun

la (plural las)

(music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale.

Coordinate terms

• (music): do, re, mi, fa, sol, ti

Etymology 2

Interjection

la

Represents the sound of music or singing.

Etymology 3

Interjection

la

(obsolete) Used to introduce a statement with emphatic or intensive effect.

(archaic) Expressing surprise, anger. etc.

Etymology 4

Adjective

la (not comparable)

Prefixed to the name of a woman, with ironic effect (as though an opera prima donna).

Etymology 5

Noun

la (plural las)

(Scouse) lad, lid

Anagrams

• & al., -al, AL, Al, a.l., al, al-

Noun

La

Abbreviation of lane (in street addresses)

Alternative form of LA

Anagrams

• & al., -al, AL, Al, a.l., al, al-

Noun

LA (plural LAs)

(anatomy, medicine) Initialism of left atrium.

(inorganic compound) Initialism of lead arsenate.

(pharmacology) Initialism of local anesthetic.

Initialism of lateral area.

Initialism of local authority.

Proper noun

LA

Initialism of Los Angeles, A city in United States.

Abbreviation of Louisiana, A state in United States a=a.

(flippant) Abbreviation of Lower Arkansas, also in reference to the state of Louisiana.

Abbreviation of Lampung, A province of Indonesia.

Initialism of Las Anod, A city in Somalia.

Anagrams

• & al., -al, AL, Al, a.l., al, al-

Source: Wiktionary



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