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Lao (laʊ Pronunciation for Lao


adjective, noun

  1. another name for Laotian



abbreviation for

  1. Laos (international car registration)

Laotian (ˈlaʊʃɪən Pronunciation for Laotian or Lao (laʊ Pronunciation for Lao



  1. Word forms:   plural Laotians, Lao, Laos
    . a member of a Buddhist people of Laos and NE Thailand, related to the Thais
  2. the language of this people, closely related to Thai


  1. of or relating to this people or their language or to Laos

Example Sentences Including 'Lao'

From the moment you enter Luang Prabang, you can feel your metabolism slowing, if only to keep pace with the somnolent local Lao people.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
His exhibition games were the first Chinese appearance for Woods, known in China as Lao Hu, or Old Tiger.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Lunch Malee Lao Food is probably the most popular place in town.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
The fifteen stars folded into a circle are known as Chien Jen Che Lao () the Prison of Paupers.
Walters, Derek Chinese Astrology


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