Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name, common in Georgia, meaning comes from a plant Scirpus (ლელი, ლელქაში)
  • proper noun A female given name, possibly a variant of Leila.

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Examples

  • Lela is both precocious and plucky, Rhonda Duhart says, able to count to 10 in Spanish, to 20 in English, and likely to stop during a walk to deliver a taekwondo-style kick to an unsuspecting tree trunk.

    Taekwondo hopeful Abdallah kicking to qualify

  • Zoo officials said the name was selected over Lela, meaning "black beauty" in Swahili, and Makena, meaning "happy one" in Kikuyu.

    WAFB - Local News

  • "Lela" runs Pole Control Studios on Pratt Street in Hartford, with three full-time employees.

    New Haven Advocate: News

  • Lela Designs ( "Lela"), the eco-friendly clothing company that is wholly-owned by Greenscape, is finishing its Spring 2010 selling season and has confirmed that the line will appear in 40 new retailers this upcoming season.

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  • Lela Designs ( "Lela"), the eco-friendly clothing company that is wholly-owned by Greenscape, is finishing its Spring 2010 selling season and has confirmed that the line will appear in 40 new retailers this upcoming season.

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  • "Lela" runs Pole Control Studios on Pratt Street in Hartford, with three full-time employees.

    New Haven Advocate: News

  • It was designed by Lela Rose, a Dallas native, which made it that much more attractive.

    Sally Horchow: Very Good-Looking: For Mom, 2 Years Later

  • It was designed by Lela Rose, a Dallas native, which made it that much more attractive.

    Sally Horchow: Very Good-Looking: For Mom, 2 Years Later

  • It's been more than a year since the first Edible Schoolyard meal at the fashion designer Lela Rose's TriBeCa apartment.

    Earthy and Edible Benefits

  • Richard Drew/Associated Press Lela Mc Arthur, left, and Stephanie Figarelle, of Anchorage, Alaska, posed for photos on the observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York after their wedding ceremony Tuesday.

    Be My Valentine!

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