a group of 26 coral islands and reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India: a union territory of India since 1956. Administrative centre: Kavaratti Island. Pop: 60 595 (2001). Area: 28 sq km (11 sq miles) Former name (until 1973) Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands
[luhksh-mee] /ˈlʌkʃ mi/ noun 1. the Hindu goddess of fortune. /ˈlɑːkʃmɪ/ noun 1. (Hinduism) the goddess of wealth and prosperity, and the consort of the god Vishnu Hindu goddess of beauty, from Sanskrit lakshmi “mark, fortue, riches, beauty.”
[ley-kee] /ˈleɪ ki/ adjective, lakier, lakiest. 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . [ley-kee] /ˈleɪ ki/ adjective 1. of the color of a pigment. /ˈleɪkɪ/ adjective lakier, lakiest 1. of the reddish colour of the pigment lake laky lak·y (lā’kē) adj. Having a transparent, bright-red appearance. Used of serum or plasma containing hemoglobin from […]
/ˈlɑːlɑː/ noun 1. a title or form of address, equivalent to Mr, used in India
nonsense refrain in songs, probably from Old English la, a common exclamation; but la-la is imitative of babbling speech in many languages (cf. Greek lalage “babble, prattle,” Sanskrit lalalla “imitation of stammering” Latin lallare “to sing to sleep, lull,” German lallen “to stammer,” Lithuanian laluoti “to stammer”).