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  1. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Lao People's Democratic Republic.



LA (plural LAs)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) Initialism of left atrium.
  2. (inorganic chemistry) Initialism of lead arsenate.
  3. (pharmacology) Initialism of local anesthetic.
  4. Initialism of lateral area.
  5. Initialism of local authority.

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  1. Initialism of Los Angeles, a city in the United States of America.
    • 2005 May 1, Andrea Baker as Clover, “Evil Promotion Much?”, in Totally Spies!: Undercover, season 3, episode 24, written by Robert and Michelle LaMoreaux; Nicole Demerse; Jef Biederman; Richard Clark, Teletoon, Marathon Media:
      Speaking as an LA native, this is the longest earthquake I’ve ever felt!
  2. Abbreviation of Louisiana, a state of the United States of America.
  3. (flippant) Abbreviation of Lower Arkansas, also in reference to the state of Louisiana.
  4. Abbreviation of Lampung, a province of Indonesia.
  5. Initialism of Las Anod, a city in Somalia.

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