Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Laos or its people, language, or culture.
  • adjective Of or relating to the Lao people.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Laos.
  • noun A person of Laotian ancestry.
  • noun A Lao.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun a native or inhabitant of Laos.
  • adjective of or pertaining to Laos.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Laos.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Laos or of Lao descent.
  • proper noun The official language of Laos (closely related to Thai).
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the Laotian people or the Laotian language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais
  • adjective of or relating to Laos or its people

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Examples

  • Helicopter was shot down in Laotian jungle in 1971

    Dillender, William E.

  • We call the Laotian embassy again, and we're told to send them all back.

    Travel in Cambodia: 1991 Trip Journal: Part One

  • Thursday morning, Yon calls the Laotian embassy yet again.

    Travel in Cambodia: 1991 Trip Journal: Part One

  • Eventually, the LULUs were released through an elaborate ceremony on March 28, 1973 where an Asian participant identified as a Laotian handed the LULUs over to the North Vietnamese, who in turn released the LULUs to the US officials.

    Long, Stephen G.

  • The reason for all the confusion is because my grandparents speak Laotian, which is the language I was raised learning and speaking. "

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  • During an earlier scene of cooperative fruit picking with Cambodian and Laotian refugees, we are offered an opportunity to meditate on a pan-Asian Thailand of agrarian-pastoral well-being, and a move away from the tense border security of the 70s when refugees from Cambodia and Laos led Thailand to turn sharply to the right.

    Michael Vazquez: ON THE 48TH ANNUAL NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

  • They are supposed to attack, not be dug into to static defenses. 1st Battalion, 4th Marines began operating as a highly mobile force from the Laotian border to the coastal highlands.

    Beth Crumley: 1st Battalion, 4th Marines Does "Whatever it Takes"

  • They are supposed to attack, not be dug into to static defenses. 1st Battalion, 4th Marines began operating as a highly mobile force from the Laotian border to the coastal highlands.

    Beth Crumley: 1st Battalion, 4th Marines Does "Whatever it Takes"

  • During an earlier scene of cooperative fruit picking with Cambodian and Laotian refugees, we are offered an opportunity to meditate on a pan-Asian Thailand of agrarian-pastoral well-being, and a move away from the tense border security of the 70s when refugees from Cambodia and Laos led Thailand to turn sharply to the right.

    Michael Vazquez: ON THE 48TH ANNUAL NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

  • During an earlier scene of cooperative fruit picking with Cambodian and Laotian refugees, we are offered an opportunity to meditate on a pan-Asian Thailand of agrarian-pastoral well-being, and a move away from the tense border security of the 70s when refugees from Cambodia and Laos led Thailand to turn sharply to the right.

    Michael Vazquez: ON THE 48TH ANNUAL NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

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