[ley-od-uh-see-uh n, ley-uh-duh-] /leɪˌɒd əˈsi ən, ˌleɪ ə də-/
lukewarm or indifferent, especially in religion, as were the early Christians of .
a person who is lukewarm or indifferent, especially in religion.
lukewarm and indifferent, esp in religious matters
a person having a lukewarm attitude towards religious matters
“lukewarm in religion,” 1560s, from Laodicea, Syrian city (modern Latakia) whose early Christians were chastised in the Bible for indifference to their religion [Rev. iii:14-16]. The city is said to be named for the 3c B.C.E. Syrian queen Laodice, wife of Antiochus II.
[lou-gahy] /ˈlaʊˈgaɪ/ noun 1. the system of forced-labor camps, prisons, etc., in China.
[ley-ish] /ˈleɪ ɪʃ/ noun 1. a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 623 sq. mi. (1615 sq. km). County seat: Port Laoighise. /ˈliːʃ/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Laois
/ˈliːʃ/ noun 1. a county of central Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: formerly boggy but largely reclaimed for agriculture. County town: Portlaoise. Pop: 58 774 (2002). Area: 1719 sq km (664 sq miles) Also called Laoighis, Leix Former name Queen’s County
[ley-ok-oh-on] /leɪˈɒk oʊˌɒn/ noun 1. . [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 […]