[mik-uh-lah-yuh f; Russian myi-kuh-lah-yif] /ˌmɪk əˈlɑ yəf; Russian myɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪf/
[mik-uh-nos, -nohs, mee-kuh-] /ˈmɪk əˌnɒs, -ˌnoʊs, ˈmi kə-/ noun 1. a mountainous island in SE Greece, in the S Aegean: resort. 35 sq. mi. (90 sq. km). /ˈmɪkənɒs; -əʊs; ˈmiːkə-/ noun 1. a Greek island in the S Aegean Sea, one of the Cyclades: a popular tourist resort with many churches. Pop: 9306 (2001) Greek […]
[mee lahy] /ˈmi ˈlaɪ/ noun 1. a hamlet in S Vietnam: U.S. forces’ massacre of South Vietnamese civilians 1968. /ˈmaɪ ˈlaɪ; ˈmiː/ noun 1. 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.