In the background, outside, is Papa Legba, who is a loa, the word for a Voodoo deity.
They were to play a comedy and to recite a loa in honour of herself and of her daughter.
People greeted Lady Cecily as she passed them and muttered, "'loa, Jimphy!"
Ringrose identifies this bay and river with the bay and river of loa, on the Chilean coast, the bay in 21° 28´ S. lat.
I have called it Connorloa, from my own name, and 'loa,' which is the word in the Sandwich Islands for 'hill.'
The word Loga is, I have no doubt, a corruption of the Spanish loa.
In loa there are no explosions, the eruptions being what are called the non-explosive or quiet volcanic eruption type.
Four days later five persons were seated in a room in the town of loa, which is located amid the mountains of Southern Utah.
Those carrying the illuminations stopped near the platform to hear the loa.
loa, a sort of conversational dithyramb, in honour of the person for whom the celebration is given.