a city in SE coastal Texas.
[lah-mahs] /ˈlɑ mɑs/ noun 1. Carlos Saavedra [kahr-laws sah-ah-ve-drah] /ˈkɑr lɔs ˌsɑ ɑˈvɛ drɑ/ (Show IPA), . [lah-muh] /ˈlɑ mə/ noun 1. a priest or monk in . /ˈlɑːmə/ noun 1. a priest or monk of Lamaism n. “Buddhist priest of Mongolia or Tibet,” 1650s, from Tibetan blama “chief, high priest,” with silent b-. Related: […]
[lah-muh-ser-ee] /ˈlɑ məˌsɛr i/ noun, plural lamaseries. 1. a monastery of lamas. /ˈlɑːməsərɪ/ noun (pl) -series 1. a monastery of lamas
childbirth technique, developed 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze (1891-1957) and named for him. Lamaze La·maze (lə-mäz’), Ferdinand. 1891-1957. French obstetrician who in the 1950’s developed a method of childbirth preparation using behavioral training to reduce pain and anxiety in labor.
[luh-mahz] /ləˈmɑz/ noun, Obstetrics. 1. a method by which an expectant mother is prepared for childbirth by education, psychological and physical conditioning, and breathing exercises. Lamaze method n. A method of childbirth in which the expectant mother is prepared psychologically and physically to give birth without the use of pain-relieving drugs. La·maze adj.