Laos

geographical name
\ ˈlau̇s How to pronounce Laos (audio) , ˈlä-(ˌ)ōs, ˈlā-ˌäs \

Definition of Laos

landlocked country in southeastern Asia; a republic, until 1975 a kingdom; formerly a state of French Indochina; capital Vientiane area 91,429 square miles (236,800 square kilometers), population 7,234,000

see also laotian sense 1

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“Laos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laos. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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