from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pass, especially one used in lieu of a passport.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. pass; permit
- n. A document permitting the bearer to travel, sometimes issued as an emergency passport.
French : laissez, second person pl. imperative of laisser, to let + passer, to pass.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French: laissez passer, let pass. (Wiktionary)