[lah-rah-sah] /lɑˈrɑ sɑ/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letters) Spanish.
(used with a plural verb) Mexican Americans collectively.
(used with a singular verb) Mexican-American culture.
[rah-sah] /ˈrɑ sɑ/
la, (sometimes initial capital letters) Mexican Spanish. .
in La Raza, literally “the race,” 1964, from American Spanish (see race (n.2)), “designating the strong sense of racial and cultural identity held by Mexican-Americans” [OED].
[lahr-bawrd, -bohrd; Nautical lahr-berd] /ˈlɑrˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd; Nautical ˈlɑr bərd/ Nautical noun 1. (formerly) 2 (def 1). adjective 2. (formerly) 2 (def 2, 3) /ˈlɑːbəd/ noun, adjective 1. (nautical) a former word for port2 n. “left-hand side of a ship” (to a person on board and facing the bow), 1580s, from Middle English ladde-borde (c.1300), perhaps […]
[lahrk] /lɑrk/ noun 1. long-acting reversible contraceptive (or contraception): the use of LARCs such as the intrauterine device, or IUD. Langley Research Center
[lahr-suh-ner] /ˈlɑr sə nər/ noun 1. a person who commits .
[lahr-suh-ner] /ˈlɑr sə nər/ noun 1. a person who commits . n. 1803, from larceny + -ist. Earlier was larcener (1630s).