Definitions for la

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la(n.)

  1. the musical syllable used for the sixth tone in the ascending diatonic scale.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of la:

1350–1400; ME; see gamut

la*lɔ, lɑ(interj.)

  1. (used as an exclamation of surprise or emphasis).

    Category: Dialect

* Chiefly Dial..

Origin of la:

bef. 1150; ME, OE; weak var. of lo1

LA

  1. Louisiana.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. light alcohol.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  3. low alcohol.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

La*

  1. lanthanum.

    Category: Chemistry

* Chem. Symbol..

La.

  1. Louisiana.

    Category: Geography (places)

L.A.

  1. Latin America.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. Library Association.

  3. Los Angeles.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lanthanum, La, atomic number 57(noun)

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

  2. Louisiana, Pelican State, LA(noun)

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

  3. la, lah(noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. La(noun)

    a syllable applied to the sixth tone of the scale in music in solmization

  2. La(noun)

    the tone A; -- so called among the French and Italians

  3. La

    look; see; behold; -- sometimes followed by you

  4. La

    an exclamation of surprise; -- commonly followed by me; as, La me!

Freebase

  1. la

    .la is the Internet country code top-level domain for Laos. Domain names registered via the .la tld start at $50.00 and skyrocket for other generic associations. This domain network is attempting to associate themselves in the geographical area of Southern California specifically the Los Angeles market, although the domain belongs to the country of Laos. It is also used for domain hacks in French and more Roman languages because of the meaning of là: there, and for the Mozilla Foundation's URL shortener using the "mzl.la" domain hack. No official or unofficial association exists between the .la domain and any government in the United States. See .org and .gov

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'la' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3879

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'la' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2263


Translations for la

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

A(noun)

one of the notes in the musical scale.

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