[lang-stuh n] /ˈlæŋ stən/
John Mercer, 1829–97, U.S. public official, diplomat, and educator.
a male given name.
- Langston hughes
[hyooz or, often, yooz] /hyuz or, often, yuz/ noun 1. Charles Evans, 1862–1948, U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1930–41. 2. Howard (Robard) [roh-bahrd] /ˈroʊ bɑrd/ (Show IPA), 1905–76, U.S. businessman, motion-picture producer, and aviator. 3. (John) Langston [lang-stuh n] /ˈlæŋ stən/ (Show IPA), 1902–67, U.S. novelist and poet. 4. Rupert, 1872–1956, […]
[lang-tree] /ˈlæŋ tri/ noun 1. Lillie [lil-ee] /ˈlɪl i/ (Show IPA), (Emily Charlotte Le Breton”the Jersey Lily”) 1852–1929, English actress. /ˈlæŋtrɪ/ noun 1. Lillie, known as the Jersey Lily, real name Émilie Charlotte le Breton. 1852–1929, English actress, noted for her beauty and for her friendship with Edward VII
[lang-gwij] /ˈlæŋ gwɪdʒ/ noun 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French language; the Yiddish language. 2. communication by voice in […]
noun, Psycholinguistics. 1. a hypothesized innate mental faculty present in infants that enables them to construct and internalize the grammar of their native language on the basis of the limited and fragmentary language input to which they are exposed. Abbreviation: LAD.