the syllable used for the sixth tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone A.: Compare sol-fa (def. 1).
Other definitions for la (2 of 6)
(used as an exclamation of wonder, surprise, etc.): La, sir, how you do go on!
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Other definitions for LA (4 of 6)
Louisiana (approved especially for use with zip code).
Other definitions for La. (5 of 6)
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How to use la in a sentence
They were called la Red Avispa (The Wasp Network) and claim to have successfully foiled a number of threats against the island.Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five | Nina Strochlic | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After a successful summer working alongside R, he officially offered her the reigns of la Domaine.
After a stint with a replacement Head Mistress went sour, R seriously considered shutting down la Domaine for good.
Although a home setting, la Domaine operates under the same regulations as other professional BDSM establishments.
In 21 years of operation, la Domaine has served over 6,000 clients from over 25 different countries and nearly 500 couples.
Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in la Vende.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Edmund de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, on account of his near relationship to the house of York, beheaded.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Commenons, comme l'on dict, de chez nous, de la maison et habitation; puis nous sortirons dehors.
"The authority of Mademoiselle de la Vauvraye," was the unanswerable rejoinder.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Ajoutez cecy, s'il vous plaist, la grande difficult qu'il y a de tirer d'eux les mots mesmes qu'ils ont.
British Dictionary definitions for la (1 of 6)
music a variant spelling of lah
British Dictionary definitions for la (2 of 6)
an exclamation of surprise or emphasis
British Dictionary definitions for la (3 of 6)
Lao People's Democratic Republic
British Dictionary definitions for La (4 of 6)
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British Dictionary definitions for La. (6 of 6)
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Scientific definitions for La
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