[ley-oh-shuh n, lou-shuh n]
- of or relating to Laos, its people, or their language.
Origin of Laotian
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A Reprieve spokesman called the Laotian judicial system “a farce.”
“We hope that the Laotian government does not delay matters further,” Morris said after she met Orobator.
Every evening some of the good Laotian mountaineers came to see the farang.
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The Laotian is as superstitious as the Cambodian, and perhaps more so than the Siamese.
The Laotian priests are continually praying in their pagodas; they make a frightful noise, chanting from morning to night.
The next place I arrived at was Chaiapoune, the principal Laotian town in the north, and the chief town of the district.
- plural Laotians, Lao or Laos a member of a Buddhist people of Laos and NE Thailand, related to the Thais
- the language of this people, closely related to Thai
- of or relating to this people or their language or to Laos
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