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Lao

[lou] /laʊ/
noun, plural Laos
[louz] /laʊz/ (Show IPA).
(especially collectively) Lao for 1.
1.
a member of a people of Laos and northern Thailand.
2.
the language of these people, belonging to the Thai group of languages.
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British Dictionary definitions for Lao

Lao

/laʊ/
adjective, noun
1.
another name for Laotian

LAO

abbreviation
1.
Laos (international car registration)

Laotian

/ˈlaʊʃɪən/
noun
1.
(pl) 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
adjective
3.
of or relating to this people or their language or to Laos
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Related Abbreviations for Lao

LAO

  1. Laos (international vehicle ID)
  2. left anterior oblique [projection]
  3. limited attack options
  4. local area office
  5. local area operations
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