a city in and the capital of Gansu province, in N China, on the Huang He.
a province in N central China. 137,104 sq. mi. (355,099 sq. km).
a city in N China, capital of Gansu province, on the Yellow River: situated on the main route between China and the West. Pop.: 1 788 000 (2005 est)
a province of NW China, between Tibet and Inner Mongolia: mountainous, with desert regions; forms a corridor, the Old Silk Road, much used in early and medieval times for trade with Turkestan, India, and Persia. Capital: Lanzhou. Pop: 26 030 000 (2003 est). Area: 366 500 sq km (141 500 sq miles)
/ˌlænzəˈrɒtɪ/ noun 1. the most easterly of the Canary Islands; mountainous, with a volcanic landscape; tourism, fishing. Pop: 109 942 (2002 est). Area: 795 sq km (307 sq miles)
[lou] /laʊ/ noun, plural Laos [louz] /laʊz/ (Show IPA). (especially collectively) Lao for 1. 1. a member of a people of Laos and northern Thailand. 2. the language of these people, belonging to the Thai group of languages. /laʊ/ adjective, noun 1. another name for Laotian abbreviation 1. Laos (international car registration) 1. Laos (international […]
[lah-wahg] /lɑˈwɑg/ noun 1. a seaport on NW Luzon, in the N Philippines. /lɑːˈwɑːɡ/ noun 1. a city in the N Philippines, on NW Luzon: trade centre for an agricultural region. Pop: 94 466 (2000)
[ley-ok-oh-on] /leɪˈɒk oʊˌɒn/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a priest of Apollo at Troy who warned the Trojans of the Trojan Horse, and who, with his two sons, was killed by two huge serpents sent by Athena or Apollo. 2. (italics) a late 2nd-century b.c. representation in marble of Laocoön and his sons struggling with the […]