HyperDic: lao_people[s_democratic_republic

English > 1 sense of the expression Lao People's Democratic Republic:
NOUNlocationLao People's Democratic Republic, Laosa mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia
English > Lao People's Democratic Republic: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949.
Instance ofAsian country, Asian nationAny one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
Member ofAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEANAn association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
MembersLao, LaotianA member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language
Part ofIndochina, Indochinese peninsulaA peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
PartsMekong, Mekong RiverAn Asian river
Vientiane, Laotian capital, capital of LaosThe capital and largest city of Laos

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