1. [ noun ] (chemistry) a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
Synonyms: atomic_number_57 lanthanum
Related terms: metallic_element
2. [ noun ] (government,geography) a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Synonyms: Louisiana Pelican_State
Related terms: American_state Confederacy Deep_South Gulf_States Red New_Orleans Baton_Rouge lafayette alexandria monroe shreveport morgan_city Ouachita
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 12802
4. [ noun ] (music,linguistics) the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization
Synonyms: lah
Related terms: solfa_syllable
Similar spelling:   lay