Definition of La

1. Noun. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 57, Lanthanum
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element

2. Noun. A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.

3. Noun. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
Exact synonyms: Lah
Generic synonyms: Solfa Syllable

Definition of La

1. n. A syllable applied to the sixth tone of the scale in music in solmization.

2. interj. Look; see; behold; -- sometimes followed by you.

Definition of La

1. Abbreviation. Louisiana, a state of the United States of America. ¹

2. Abbreviation. Lampung, a province of Indonesia. ¹

3. Initialism. Los Angeles (US city) ¹

4. Initialism. lead arsenate, (pesticide) ¹

5. Initialism. lateral area ¹

6. Abbreviation. (alternative form of LA) ¹

7. Noun. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale. ¹

8. Interjection. (obsolete) Used to introduce a statement with emphatic or intensive effect. ¹

9. Interjection. (archaic) Expressing surprise, anger etc. ¹

10. Adjective. Prefixed to the name of a woman, with ironic effect (as though an opera prima donna). ¹

11. Noun. Sixth tone of the diatonic scale. ¹

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Definition of La

1. the sixth tone of the diatonic musical scale [n -S]

Medical Definition of La

1. Symbol for lanthanum. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of La

L cell
L chain
L doses
L form
L myc
L ring
La-La Land
LaVeyan Satanism
La Crosse
La Fayette
La Fontaine
La Marseillaise
La Niña
La Paz
La Plata

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