la

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[lah]
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noun Music.

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).

Origin of la

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Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at gamut
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British Dictionary definitions for las

la

1

noun

music a variant spelling of lah

la

2

interjection

an exclamation of surprise or emphasis

Word Origin for la

Old English lo

la

3

the internet domain name for

Lao People's Democratic Republic

La

the chemical symbol for

lanthanum

LA

abbreviation for

Legislative Assembly
Library Association
local agent
Los Angeles
Louisiana
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Word Origin and History for las

la

musical note (sixth note of the diatonic scale), early 14c., see gamut. It represents the initial syllable of Latin labii "of the lips."

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Medicine definitions for las

La

The symbol for the elementlanthanum
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Science definitions for las

La

The symbol for lanthanum.
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