[ noun ] (government,geography) a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949
Used in print(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)
Today Northern_Vietnam is overtly Communist ; Laos is teetering between Communism and pro Communist neutralism ; Cambodia is , for_all_practical_purposes , neutralist .(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
This was my second day in Vientiane , the administrative capital of Laos , and my thoughts were none too brave .
And now , in March , all Laos suffered a state of siege .
Practically all the people of Laos , he explained - about two million of them - are rice farmers , and the means and motives of modern war are as strange to them as clocks and steel plows .
Harmony in Laos ?