a town in and the capital of Aisne, in N France, E of Paris.
[eyn; French en] /eɪn; French ɛn/
a river in N France, flowing NW and W to the Oise. 175 miles (280 km) long.
a department in N France. 2868 sq. mi. (7430 sq. km).
/eɪn; French ɛn/
a department of NE France, in Picardy region. Capital: Laon. Pop: 535 326 (2003 est). Area: 7428 sq km (2897 sq miles)
a river in N France, rising in the Argonne Forest and flowing northwest and west to the River Oise: scene of a major Allied offensive in 1918 which turned the tide finally against Germany in World War I. Length: 282 km (175 miles)
[ley-om-i-don] /leɪˈɒm ɪˌdɒn/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a king of Troy and the father of Priam, for whom the walls of Troy were built by Apollo and Poseidon. /leɪˈɒmɪˌdɒn/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the founder and ruler of Troy, who cheated Apollo and Poseidon of their wage for constructing the city’s walls; the father of […]
[lah-ohs, lous, ley-os; French la-aws] /ˈlɑ oʊs, laʊs, ˈleɪ ɒs; French laˈɔs/ noun 1. a country in SE Asia: formerly part of French Indochina. 91,500 sq. mi. (236,985 sq. km). Capital: Vientiane. [lou] /laʊ/ noun, plural Laos [louz] /laʊz/ (Show IPA). (especially collectively) Lao for 1. 1. a member of a people of Laos and […]
- Lao She
[lou shuh] /ˈlaʊ ˈʃʌ/ noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. 1. (Shu Qingchun; Shu Ch’ing-ch’un) 1899–1966, Chinese novelist.
[ley-oh-shuh n, lou-shuh n] /leɪˈoʊ ʃən, ˈlaʊ ʃən/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of . 2. . adjective 3. of or relating to , its people, or their language. /ˈlaʊʃɪən/ noun 1. (pl) Laotians, Lao, Laos. a member of a Buddhist people of Laos and NE Thailand, related to the Thais 2. the language […]