[mee lahy] /ˈmi ˈlaɪ/
a hamlet in S Vietnam: U.S. forces’ massacre of South Vietnamese civilians 1968.
/ˈmaɪ ˈlaɪ; ˈmiː/
a village in S Vietnam where in 1968 US troops massacred over 400 civilians
- My lai massacre
My Lai massacre [(mee leye)] A mass killing of helpless inhabitants of a village in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War, carried out in 1968 by United States troops under the command of Lieutenant William Calley. Calley was court-martialed and sentenced to life imprisonment, but he only served a few years before parole. The massacre, […]
[mahy-lahr] /ˈmaɪ lɑr/ Trademark. 1. a brand of strong, thin polyester film used in photography, recording tapes, and insulation. n. proper name for a polyester film, 1954, trademarked by E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co., Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A. Like many Du Pont names, it doesn’t mean anything, they just liked the sound.
[mi-lit-uh] /mɪˈlɪt ə/ noun 1. .
[mahy-loh-hahy-oid] /ˌmaɪ loʊˈhaɪ ɔɪd/ Anatomy adjective 1. Also, mylohyoidean [mahy-loh-hahy-oi-dee-uh n] /ˌmaɪ loʊ haɪˈɔɪ di ən/ (Show IPA). of, relating to, or situated near the lower molar teeth and the hyoid bone. noun 2. a flat, triangular muscle that forms the floor of the mouth. mylohyoid my·lo·hy·oid (mī’lō-hī’oid’) adj. Relating to the region of the […]