Definition of

La

  1. (noun, communication) the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization
  2. (noun, location) a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
  3. (noun, substance) a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth

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Alternate forms of La

Hypernyms: metal, metallic element, solfa syllable

Origin of the word La

  1. musical note (sixth note of the diatonic scale), early 14c., see gamut. more

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Words that sound like La

l, laelia, lah, lahu, lally, lao, lauhala, law, lay, lay away, layia, le, lea, leal, lee, leeway, lei, leo, leo i, leo iii, leu, ley, lh, li, liao, lie, lie low, lieu, lii, liii, lille, lillie, lilo, lily, loewe, loewi, loll, lolly, lolo, loo, low

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