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NOUN (3)

1. a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth;
[syn: lanthanum, La, atomic number 57]

2. a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;
[syn: Louisiana, Pelican State, LA]

3. the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization;
[syn: la, lah]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Interoperculum \In`ter*o*per"cu*lum\, n.; pl. -la (-l[.a]). (Anat.) The postero-inferior opercular bone, in fishes. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Peplum \Pep"lum\, n.; pl. E. -lumus, L. -la. [L.] A peplos. Hence: An overskirt hanging like an ancient peplos; also, a short fitted skirt attached to a waist or coat. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

La \La\, interj. [Cf. Lo.] 1. Look; see; behold; -- sometimes followed by you. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An exclamation of surprise; -- commonly followed by me; as, La me! [Low] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

La \La\ (l[aum]), n. (Mus.) (a) A syllable applied to the sixth tone of the scale in music in solmization. (b) The tone A; -- so called among the French and Italians. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

La n 1: a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth [syn: lanthanum, La, atomic number 57] 2: a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War [syn: Louisiana, Pelican State, LA] 3: the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization [syn: la, lah]
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

LA [MPEG] Licensing Administration (MPEG)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

LA Limited Availability (IBM, OS/2)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

LA Location Area (MSC, GSM, mobile-systems)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

la The country code for Laos. (1999-01-27)