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Lala

noun
  1. a title or form of address, equivalent to Mr, used in India
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Hindi
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  • You could easily force the Lala to recommend the story-teller to his Khanum.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • The person who can best answer the question is Selim, the Lala.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • "Unless we succeed in persuading the Lala to confess," said Balsamides.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • If the Lala is not satisfied, he can go before the magistrate.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • From time to time the Lala moved uneasily, but said nothing.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford