Word forms: MLAs
1. countable noun In Australia and some other countries, an MLA is a person who has been elected as a member of parliament. MLA is an abbreviation for 'member of the legislative assembly'. 2.
MLA is written after someone's name to indicate that they have been elected as an MLA. ⇒ ...Mrs M Rose, MLA.
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