lao has definitions from the field of linguistics
[ adjective ] of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand

Used in print

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

A traditional Lao explanation is that the moon was being swallowed by a toad , and the remedy was to make all possible noise , ideally with firearms .

We had nearly decided that all the tales of Lao lethargy must be true , when we were invited to take a trip with the Prime_Minister .

This is the most endearing of Lao ceremonies .

[ noun ] a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais



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Asian Laos

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9010
[ noun ] (linguistics) the Tai language of a Buddhist people living in the area of the Mekong River in Thailand and Laos

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