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la

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interjection \ˈlȯ, ˈlä\

Definition of la

chiefly dialectal

  1. —used for emphasis or expressing surprise

Origin and Etymology of la

Middle English (northern dialect), from Old English


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la

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noun \ˈlä\

Definition of la

  1. :  the sixth note of the major scale in solfège

Examples of la in a Sentence

  1. do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti

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Origin and Etymology of la

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist


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La

abbreviation

Definition of La

  1. Louisiana


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La

symbol

Definition of La

  1. lanthanum

Other Chemical Engineering Terms


LA

abbreviation

Definition of LA

  1. 1 law agent

  2. 2 legislative assistant

  3. 3 Los Angeles

  4. 4 Louisiana



LA Defined for English Language Learners

la

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noun

Definition of la for English Language Learners

  • music : the sixth note of a musical scale


LA Defined for Kids

la

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noun \ˈlä\

Definition of la for Students

  1. :  the sixth note of the musical scale


Medical Dictionary

La

symbol

Medical Definition of La

  1. lanthanum


LA

abbreviation

Medical Definition of LA



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