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lila

[lee-lah] /ˈli lɑ/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
creation, seen as the playful activity of a god.
Origin of lila
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30, lila is from the Sanskrit word līlā play, sport, diversion

Lila

[lahy-luh] /ˈlaɪ lə/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Leila.
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  • The junior bent nearer to speak in lower tones; but lila and I could not help hearing.

    Beatrice Leigh at College Julia Augusta Schwartz
  • lila was shocked and awed by her friend's showiness and indifference.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • So lila entered that town, and he was at once taken before the Sultan, who asked him, "Can you cure my child?"

  • If there hadn't been so many people about lila must have sat down and cried.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • lila and I walked out past the crowd in front of the bulletin board.

    Beatrice Leigh at College Julia Augusta Schwartz

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