HyperDic: laos

English > 1 sense of the word Laos:
NOUNlocationLaos, Lao People's Democratic Republica mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia
Laos > pronunciation
Soundslaa'ows; law's; ley'ows
Rhymesadios ... sucrose: 36 rhymes with ows...
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English > Laos: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949.
SynonymLao People's Democratic Republic
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
AdjectivesLaotianof or relating to Laos or its people

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