laPronunciation: (lä), [key]
the syllable used for the sixth tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone A. Cf. sol-fa
laPronunciation: (lô, lä), [key]
—interj. Archaic or Dial.
(used as an exclamation of wonder, surprise, etc.): La, sir, how you do go on!
Louisiana (approved esp. for use with zip code).
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