[laws an-juh-luh s, -leez, los or, often, laws ang-guh-luh s, -leez, los] /lɔs ˈæn dʒə ləs, -ˌliz, lɒs or, often, lɔs ˈæŋ gə ləs, -ˌliz, lɒs/
a seaport in SW California.
/Spanish los ˈaŋxeles/
See de los Angeles
a city in SW California, on the Pacific: the second largest city in the US, having absorbed many adjacent townships; industrial centre and port, with several universities. Pop: 3 819 951 (2003 est) LA
city in southern California, U.S., founded 1781; the modern name is short for the original, given variously as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles or El Pueblo de la Reyna de los Ángeles.
Los Angeles [(lawss an-juh-luhs)]
City in southern California, sprawling over nearly five hundred square miles.
Note: Second most populous city in the United States.
Note: A center of the entertainment industry; Hollywood is a district of Los Angeles.
Note: Los Angeles suffers from serious smog pollution created by industry and large numbers of automobiles.
Note: The scene of the Watts Riots in 1965 and of another serious riot in 1992, triggered by the acquittal of white police officers accused of beating an African-American man named Rodney King.
[looz] /luz/ verb (used with object), lost, losing. 1. to come to be without (something in one’s possession or care), through accident, theft, etc., so that there is little or no prospect of recovery: I’m sure I’ve merely misplaced my hat, not lost it. 2. to fail inadvertently to retain (something) in such a way […]
- Lose a bundle
verb phrase To lose a lot of money: lost a bundle on that handbag
- Lose heart
Become discouraged, as in The rescuers worked hard for the first few hours, but then they lost heart. This term uses heart in the sense of “courage” or “spirit.” [ Mid-1800s ] Also see: lose one’s heart to
[loh-zuh l, loo-, loz-uh l] /ˈloʊ zəl, ˈlu-, ˈlɒz əl/ Archaic. noun 1. a worthless person; scoundrel. adjective 2. worthless or useless. /ˈləʊzəl/ noun 1. a worthless person adjective 2. (of a person) worthless, useless, or wasteful