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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibet, Forbidden Citynoun

    the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers


  1. lassa

    Lassa refers to Lassa fever, an acute viral illness that is common in West Africa. It is a zoonotic disease, meaning it can be transmitted from animals to humans, specifically from a species of rat. The virus can cause symptoms ranging from mild fever and fatigue, to more severe complications like hemorrhaging and death. The disease is named after the town of Lassa in Nigeria where it was first discovered.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LASSA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lassa is ranked #74141 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lassa surname appeared 261 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lassa.

    91.5% or 239 total occurrences were White.
    3.8% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.4% or 9 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LASSA in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LASSA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of LASSA in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Ribner:

    With Lassa, most of the people who get it never even know it.

  2. Ben Neumann:

    (Lassa) survivors often report signs of nerve damage such as loss of hearing.

  3. David Heymann:

    Lassa fever occurs because people live in the forest and destroy it for farming.

  4. The CDC:

    Lassa fever is a viral disease common in West Africa but rarely seen in the United States, there has never been person-to-person transmission of Lassa fever documented in the United States.

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