Lawa

noun La·wa \ˈlä(ˌ)wä\

Definition of Lawa

plural

Lawa

or

Lawas

  1. 1a :  the Wa of the Shan plateau in Burma b :  a member of such people

  2. 2a :  one of two related ethnic groups of Mon-Khmer-speaking people of Thailand that live near Chiengmai and the Korat plateau respectively b :  a people of Thailand living in the Kanburi province c :  a member of one of these three peoples

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