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Lorillard
▪ American company original name  P. Lorillard Company        oldest tobacco manufacturer in the United States, dating to 1760, when a French immigrant, Pierre ...
lorimer
/lawr"euh meuhr/, n. a craftsperson who makes hardware for harnesses and riding habits, as bits or spurs. Also, loriner /lawr"euh neuhr/. [1175-1225; ME < AF; OF lor(e)mier, ...
Lorimer, George Horace
▪ American editor born October 6, 1867, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. died October 22, 1937, Wyncote, Pennsylvania  American editor of The Saturday Evening Post, during whose ...
Lorimer, James
▪ Scottish legal philosopher born Nov. 4, 1818, Aberdalgie, Perthshire died Feb. 13, 1890, Edinburgh       legal philosopher, proponent of a doctrine of natural law ...
Lorin
/lawr"in, lohr"-/, n. a male given name, form of Lawrence. * * *
Lorinda
Lorinda [lô rin′də, lərin′də] n. a feminine name: see LAURA * * *
Loring
/lawr"ing, lohr"-/, n. a male given name. * * *
loris
/lawr"is, lohr"-/, n., pl. loris. 1. Also called slender loris. a small, slender, tailless, large-eyed, nocturnal lemur, Loris gracilis, of southern India and Sri Lanka. 2. Also ...
Loris-Melikov, Mikhail (Tariyelovich), Count
born Jan. 1, 1826, Tiflis, Russia died Dec. 24, 1888, Nice, France Russian military officer and statesman. He commanded an army corps to notable victories in the Russo-Turkish ...
Loris-Melikov, Mikhail Tariyelovich, Graf
▪ Russian statesman (Count) born Jan. 1, 1826, [Dec. 20, 1825, old style], Tiflis, Russia died Dec. 24 [Dec. 12, O.S.], 1888, Nice, Fr.       military officer and ...
lorn
—lornness, n. /lawrn/, adj. 1. forsaken, desolate, bereft, or forlorn. 2. Archaic. lost, ruined, or undone. [1250-1300; ME; OE loren, ptp. of -leosan to LOSE (recorded in ...
Lorna
/lawr"neuh/, n. a female given name. * * *
Lorna Doone
a romantic novel (1869) by the English author R D Blackmore (1825–1900). It is set on Exmoor in Devon in the 17th century, and tells the story of a young man who falls in love ...
Lorne,Firth of
Lorne also Lorn (lôrn), Firth of An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Scotland between Mull Island and the mainland. * * *
Lorrain
Lorrain Claude see CLAUDE LORRAIN * * *
Lorrain,Claude
Lor·rain (lō-rānʹ, lô-răɴʹ), Claude. 1600-1682. French painter noted for his skill in depicting light in his landscapes and seascapes. * * *
Lorraine
/leuh rayn", law-, loh-/; Fr. /law rdden"/, n. 1. Also, Lorrain. Claude (Claude Gelée), 1600-82, French painter. 2. a medieval kingdom in W Europe along the Moselle, Meuse, and ...
Lorraine cross.
See cross of Lorraine. [1915-20] * * *
Lorraine, Charles de Lorraine, 2nd cardinal de
▪ French cardinal born Feb. 15, 1524, Joinville, Fr. died Dec. 26, 1574, Avignon       one of the foremost members of the powerful Roman Catholic house of Guise and ...
Lorraine, Jean de Lorraine, 1st cardinal de
▪ French cardinal born April 9, 1498, Bar, Fr. died May 18, 1550, Nogent-sur-Yonne       French cardinal of the celebrated family of Guise, a noted patron of arts and ...
Lorre
/lawr"ee/, n. Peter (László Loewenstein), 1904-64, U.S. film actor, born in Hungary. * * *
Lorre, Peter
orig. László Loewenstein born June 26, 1904, Rózsahegy, Hung. died March 23, 1964, Hollywood, Calif., U.S. Hungarian-born U.S. film actor. He played bit parts with a German ...
Lorre,Peter
Lor·re (lôrʹē), Peter. 1904-1964. Czechoslovakian-born American actor. In the German film M (1931) he portrayed a psychotic killer, establishing his trademark role as a ...
Lorrie
/lawr"ee/, n. a female given name, form of Laura. * * *
lorry
/lawr"ee, lor"ee/, n., pl. lorries. 1. Chiefly Brit. a motor truck, esp. a large one. 2. any of various conveyances running on rails, as for transporting material in a mine or ...
Lorsch
▪ Germany       village, Hessen Land (state), central Germany, north of Mannheim. It is best known for the ruins of its medieval abbey, from which excavations in 1932 ...
Lortzing, Albert
▪ German composer in full  Gustav Albert Lortzing   born Oct. 23, 1801, Berlin, Prussia [Germany] died Jan. 21, 1851, Berlin       composer who established the ...
lory
/lawr"ee, lohr"ee/, n., pl. lories. any of several small, usually brilliantly colored Australasian parrots having the tongue bordered with a brushlike fringe for feeding on ...
LOS
LOS abbr. 1. length of stay. 2. line of scrimmage. 3. line of sight. * * * (as used in expressions) Chilpancingo de los Bravos Los Alamos Los Angeles Los Angeles Times Los ...
Los Alamitos
/laws al'euh mee"tohs, los/ a town in S California. 11,529. * * *
Los Alamos
/laws al"euh mohs', los/ a town in central New Mexico: atomic research center. 11,039. * * * Town (pop., 2000: 11,909), north-central New Mexico, U.S. It lies on the Pajarito ...
Los Altos
/laws al"teuhs, los/ a city in W California. 25,769. * * *
Los Angeleno
/laws an'jeuh lee"noh, los/ Angeleno (def. 1). Also called Los Angelean /laws an'jeuh lee"euhn, los/. * * *
Los Angeles
/laws an"jeuh leuhs, -leez', los/ or, often, /laws ang"geuh leuhs, -leez', los/ a seaport in SW California. 2,966,763; with suburbs 6,997,000; 452 sq. mi. (1170 sq. km). * * ...
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
▪ American baseball team  American professional baseball team based in Anaheim, Calif., that plays in the American League (AL). The Angels won a World Series title in ...
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
▪ museum, Los Angeles, California, United States       museum complex with distinguished collections of Asian (Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese), Islamic, medieval, European, ...
Los Angeles Dodgers
▪ American baseball team  American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles that plays in the National League (NL). The team won six World Series titles and 21 NL ...
Los Angeles Lakers
▪ American basketball team  American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles. The Lakers are one of the most successful and popular professional franchises in all ...
Los Angeles Philharmonic
▪ American orchestra       American symphony orchestra based in Los Angeles, Calif. It was founded in 1919 by William Andrews Clark, Jr. Its music directors have been ...
Los Angeles Police Department
(abbr LAPD) the police department for the US city of Los Angeles, one of the largest police departments in the world with many divisions for crime and traffic, including the Air ...
Los Angeles Times
a newspaper for the US city of Los Angeles first published in 1881. It has won more than 20 Pulitzer Prizes and is considered to be one of America’s best newspapers. The Los ...
Los Angeles Zoo, The
▪ zoo, Los Angeles, California, United States byname  Griffith Park Zoo,         zoological park founded in 1912 in Los Angeles as the Griffith Park Menagerie. It is ...
Los Banos
/laws ban"euhs, los/ a town in central California. 10,341. * * * ▪ Philippines       resort town, southwestern Luzon, Philippines. Near the southern shore of Laguna de ...
Los Dos Caminos
▪ Venezuela       city, northwestern Miranda estado (“state”), northern Venezuela, just east of Caracas. Nestled in the central highlands, the city was formerly a ...
Los Gatos
/laws gat"euhs, los/ a town in W California. 26,593. * * *
Los Glaciares National Park
National park, southwestern Argentina. Located in the Andes Mountains at the Chilean border, it was established in 1937 and has an area of 625 sq mi (1,618 sq km). It has two ...
Los Islands
▪ archipelago, Guinea French  Îles De Los,         small archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, off Conakry, the capital of Guinea, West Africa. They provide protection ...
Los Lagos
▪ region, Chile  región, southern Chile, bordering Argentina to the east and facing the Pacific Ocean to the west. Created in 1974, it comprises Valdivia, Osorno, ...
Los Mochis
▪ Mexico       city, northwestern Sinaloa estado (state), northwestern Mexico. It lies on the coastal plain, inland from Topolobampo Bay on the Gulf of California. The ...
Los Pijiguaos
▪ mine, Venezuela       bauxite deposit and associated mining development, on the Pijiguaos Plateau, in western Bolívar state, Venezuela. Discovered in 1974, this ...
Los Teques
▪ Venezuela       city, capital of Miranda estado (state), north-central Venezuela. It occupies a strategic pass in the northern coastal range, just southwest of ...
losable
—losableness, n. /looh"zeuh beuhl/, adj. susceptible to becoming lost. [1605-15; LOSE + -ABLE] * * *
LosAlamos
Los Al·a·mos (lôs ălʹə-mōs', lŏs) An unincorporated community of north-central New Mexico northwest of Santa Fe. It was chosen in 1942 as a nuclear research site to ...
LosAngeles
Los An·ge·les (ănʹjə-ləs, -lēz', ăngʹgə-ləs) Abbr. LA A city of southern California on the Pacific Ocean in a widespread metropolitan area. Founded by the Spanish in ...
Loschmidt's number
/loh"shmits/, Chem. the number of molecules in one cubic centimeter of an ideal gas at standard temperature and pressure, equal to 2.687 × 1019. Cf. Avogadro's number. [after ...
Loschmidt, Joseph
▪ Austrian chemist in full  Johann Joseph Loschmidt   born May 15, 1821, Putschin, Bohemia, Austrian Empire [now in Czech Republic] died July 8, 1895, Vienna, ...
lose
/loohz/, v., lost, losing. v.t. 1. to come to be without (something in one's possession or care), through accident, theft, etc., so that there is little or no prospect of ...
lose their deposit
➡ elections * * *
losel
/loh"zeuhl, looh"-, loz"euhl/, Archaic. n. 1. a worthless person; scoundrel. adj. 2. worthless or useless. [1325-75; ME: lit., one who is lost, equiv. to los- (ptp. s. of LOSE) + ...
loser
/looh"zeuhr/, n. 1. a person, team, nation, etc., that loses: The visiting team was the loser in the series. 2. Informal. a. a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or, ...
Losey, Joseph
▪ American director in full  Joseph Walton Losey   born Jan. 14, 1909, La Crosse, Wis., U.S. died June 22, 1984, London, Eng.  American motion-picture director, whose ...
losing
—losingly, adv. /looh"zing/, adj. 1. causing or suffering loss. n. 2. losings, losses. [bef. 950; ME, OE; see LOSE, -ING2, -ING1] * * *
losing hazard.
See under hazard (def. 8). * * *
losingest
los·ing·est (lo͞oʹzĭng-ĭst) adj. Slang Less successful or losing more often than any others of its kind: “help turn around one of the network's losingest nights of the ...
Loskop Dam Nature Reserve
▪ nature reserve, South Africa       nature preserve in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, on the Olifants River, north of Middelburg. The reserve has an area of 57 ...
LosMochis
Los Mo·chis (lôs mōʹchĭs, lōs mōʹchēs) A city of northwest Mexico near the Gulf of California south-southeast of Hermosillo. It is a resort in a farming area. ...
loss
/laws, los/, n. 1. detriment, disadvantage, or deprivation from failure to keep, have, or get: to bear the loss of a robbery. 2. something that is lost: The painting was the ...
loss function
(in decision theory) a function that expresses the loss incurred when a decision is made in terms of various factors. * * *
loss leader
—loss-leading, adj. a popular article that is sold at a very low price or at a loss for the purpose of attracting customers to a retail store. Cf. leader (def. 4). [1920-25] * ...
Loss of light (percent) in one metre of seawater
▪ Table Loss of light (percent) in one metre of seawater*   violet   blue-green yellow orange red wavelength ...
loss ratio
Insurance. the ratio of the losses paid or accrued by an insurer to premiums earned, usually for a period of one year. [1925-30] * * *
Lossiemouth
▪ Scotland, United Kingdom       North Sea fishing port and holiday resort, Moray council area and historic county, Scotland. The town developed from several old ...
Lossky, Nikolay Onufriyevich
▪ Russian philosopher born Nov. 24 [Dec. 6, New Style], 1870, Kreslavka, near Vitebsk, Russia died Jan. 24, 1965, Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, France       Russian ...
lossleader
loss leader n. A commodity offered especially by a retail store at cost or below cost to attract customers. * * *
lossmaker
—lossmaking, n. /laws"may'keuhr, los"-/, n. Chiefly Brit. a business that consistently operates at a loss. [LOSS + MAKER] * * *
lossratio
loss ratio n. The ratio between the premiums paid to an insurance company and the claims settled by the company. * * *
lossy
/law"see, los"ee/, adj. Elect. (of a material or transmission line) causing appreciable loss or dissipation of energy. [1945-50; LOSS + -Y1] * * *
lost
/lawst, lost/, adj. 1. no longer possessed or retained: lost friends. 2. no longer to be found: lost articles. 3. having gone astray or missed the way; bewildered as to place, ...
lost cause
a cause that has been defeated or whose defeat is inevitable. [1860-65] * * *
Lost Colony
Amer. Hist. a settlement of British colonists whom Walter Raleigh sent to Roanoke Island (now part of North Carolina) in 1587 and of whom no trace was found after 1591. * * ...
Lost Gardens of Heligan
gardens in Cornwall which were originally created by the family who lived at Heligan House from the 16th century until the first half of the 20th century. The family had ...
Lost Generation
1. the generation of men and women who came of age during or immediately following World War I: viewed, as a result of their war experiences and the social upheaval of the time, ...
lost motion
Mach. 1. motion of a machine or mechanism, esp. a reciprocating one, during which no useful work is performed. 2. motion between parts in an assembly due to manufacturing ...
Lost Pleiad
Lost Pleiad the see PLEIADES, the * * *
Lost Pleiad.
See under Pleiades (def. 1). * * *
lost river
a river that flows into an underground passage or sinkhole. [1835-45, Amer.] * * *
lost tribes
the members of the ten tribes of ancient Israel who were taken into captivity in 722 B.C. by Sargon II of Assyria and are believed never to have returned to Palestine. II Kings ...
lost-wax casting
Traditional method of producing molds for metal sculpture and other castings. It requires a positive, a core made of refractory material and an outer layer of wax. The positive ...
lost-wax process
/lawst"waks", lost"-/, Metall. a process of investment casting in which a refractory mold is built up around a pattern of wax and then baked so as to melt and drain off the wax. ...
lostand found
lost and found or lost-and-found (lôstʹən-foundʹ, lŏstʹ-) n. A repository in a public place, as in a school or theater, where found items are kept for reclaiming by their ...
LosTeques
Los Te·ques (tĕʹkĕs) A city of northern Venezuela, a residential and industrial suburb of Caracas. Population: 162,145. * * *
LostRiver Range
Lost River Range (lôst, lŏst) A chain of mountains in east-central Idaho rising to 3,861.9 m (12,662 ft) at Borah Peak, the highest elevation in the state. * * *
Lostwithiel
▪ England, United Kingdom       town (“parish”), Restormel borough, administrative and historic county of Cornwall, England, built on a medieval grid plan by the ...
lot
—lotter, n. /lot/, n., v., lotted, lotting, adv. n. 1. one of a set of objects, as straws or pebbles, drawn or thrown from a container to decide a question or choice by ...
Lot
/lot/, n. the nephew of Abraham. His wife was changed into a pillar of salt for looking back during their flight from Sodom. Gen. 13:1-12, 19. /lawt/, n. 1. a river in S France, ...
Lot River
River, southern France. It flows 300 mi (480 km) west to join the Garonne River near Aiguillon. The river's course passes Cahors, the old capital of Quercy. It is navigable for ...
Lot, Ferdinand
▪ French historian born September 20, 1866, Paris, France died July 20, 1952, near Paris       French historian of the early Middle Ages and the later Roman Empire. He ...
Lot-et-Garonne
/law tay gann rddawn"/, n. a department in SW France. 292,616; 2079 sq. mi. (5385 sq. km). Cap.: Agen. * * *
lot.
(in prescriptions) a lotion. [ < L lotio] * * *
lota
/loh"teuh/, n. (in India) a small container for water, usually of brass or copper and round in shape. Also, lotah. [1800-10; < Hindi lota] * * * ▪ Chile  major coal-mining ...
lote
/loht/, n. Archaic. lotus. [1500-10; < L lotus] * * *
Loṭf ʿAlī Khān Zand
▪ Zand ruler born 1769, Shīrāz, Zand Iran died 1794, Tehrān       last ruler of the Zand Dynasty of Iran, who was defeated in the civil war of 1779–94. With the ...
loth
/lohth, lohdh/, adj. loath. * * *
Lothagam
▪ anthropological and archaeological site, Kenya       site of paleoanthropological excavations in northern Kenya southwest of Lake Turkana (Lake Rudolf (Rudolf, ...
Lothair I
/loh thair", -tair"/ A.D. 795?-855, king of Germany 840-843; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 840-855 (son of Louis I). * * *
Lothair II
("the Saxon"), c1070-1137, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and king of the Germans 1125-37. * * *
LothairI
Lo·thair I (lō-thârʹ, -târʹ), 795?-855. Holy Roman emperor (840-855). In the Treaty of Verdun (843) the empire was divided into three parts, and Lothair received the ...
LothairII
Lothair II, 1070?-1137. King of Germany (1125-1137) and Holy Roman emperor (1133-1137). He invaded Italy in 1136. * * *
Lothar
(as used in expressions) Faber Lothar von Lothar of Segni Lothar II Lothar I Wegener Alfred Lothar Metternich Winneburg Beilstein Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar prince von * * ...
Lothar (II)
▪ king of Lotharingia also spelled  Lothair  born c. 835 died Aug. 8, 869, Piacenza, Italy       Frankish king of the area known as Lotharingia whose attempts to have ...
Lothar I
German Lothar born 795 died Sept. 29, 855, Abbey of Prüm, Ger. Frankish emperor. The eldest son of Louis I (the Pious), he was crowned king in Bavaria (814) and coemperor ...
Lothar II
German Lothar born early June 1075 died Dec. 3/4, 1137, Breitenwang German king (1125–37) and Holy Roman emperor (1133–37). The most powerful noble in Saxony, he took part ...
Lothar II (or III)
▪ Holy Roman emperor also spelled  Lothair  born , early June 1075 died Dec. 3/4, 1137, Breitenwang, now in Austria       German king (1125–37) and Holy Roman ...
Lothario
/loh thair"ee oh'/, n., pl. Lotharios. (sometimes l.c.) a man who obsessively seduces and deceives women. [after the young seducer in Nicholas Rowe's play The Fair Penitent ...
Lothian
/loh"dhee euhn/, n. a region in E Scotland. 754,008; 700 sq. mi. (1813 sq. km). * * * ▪ ancient province, Scotland also called  Lyonnesse         a primitive ...
Lothians
/loh"dhee euhnz/, n.pl. The, three former counties in SW Scotland: East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian. * * *
lothly
/lohth"lee, lohdh"-/, adv. Rare. loathly1. * * *
loti
/loh"tee/, n., pl. maloti /mah loh"tee/. a cupronickel coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Lesotho, equal to 100 lisente. * * *
Loti
/law tee"/, n. Pierre /pyerdd/, (Louis Marie Julien Viaud), 1850-1923, French novelist. * * *
Loti, Pierre
orig. Louis-Marie-Julien Viaud born Jan. 14, 1850, Rochefort, France died June 10, 1923, Hendaye French novelist. As a naval officer, Loti visited the Middle East and East ...
lotic
/loh"tik/, adj. pertaining to or living in flowing water. [1915-20; < L lot(us) washed (see LOMENT) + -IC] * * *
Lotichius Secundus, Petrus
▪ German poet born Nov. 2, 1528, Niederzell, near Schlüchtern, Hesse died Oct. 22, 1560, Heidelberg, Lower Palatinate       one of Germany's outstanding neo-Latin ...
lotion
/loh"sheuhn/, n. 1. Pharm. a liquid, usually aqueous or sometimes alcoholic preparation containing insoluble material in the form of a suspension or emulsion, intended for ...
lotophagi
/leuh tof"euh juy'/, n.pl. Class. Myth. lotus-eaters. [ < L Lotophagi < Gk Lotophágoi. See LOTUS-EATER] * * *
lotos
lo·tos (lōʹtəs) n. Variant of lotus. * * *
lots
lots [läts] adv. a great deal; very much: considered somewhat informal by some [lots happier] * * *
Lotta
/lot"euh/, n. a female given name, form of Charlotte. * * *
lotte
/lot/; Fr. /lawt/, n. angler (def. 3). [ < F, MF; cf. ML lota; ulterior orig. unknown] * * *
lotteries
Britain did not have a national lottery until 1994 when the government finally approved the project despite strong opposition. The National Lottery is run by a private company, ...
lottery
/lot"euh ree/, n., pl. lotteries. 1. a gambling game or method of raising money, as for some public charitable purpose, in which a large number of tickets are sold and a drawing ...
Lottie
/lot"ee/, n. a female given name, form of Charlotte. Also, Lotty. * * *
lotto
/lot"oh/, n. 1. a game of chance in which a leader draws numbered disks at random from a stock and the players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards, the winner being ...
Lotto carpet
 pile floor covering handwoven in Turkey, so called because carpets of this design appear in several of the works of the 16th-century Venetian painter Lorenzo Lotto (Lotto, ...
Lotto, Lorenzo
born с 1480, Venice died 1556, Loreto, Papal States Italian painter. He worked in several cities other than Venice and developed an idiosyncratic style. His late ...
lotus
/loh"teuhs/, n., pl. lotuses. 1. a plant believed to be a jujube or elm, referred to in Greek legend as yielding a fruit that induced a state of dreamy and contented ...
lotus land
lotus land n. 1. the land of the lotus-eaters, or any fabulous, dreamlike setting 2. Slang Hollywood and its film industry, thought of as glittery and alluring, not like the real ...
Lotus of the Good Law
Buddhism. Saddharma-Pundarika. Also called Lotus of the True Law. * * *
lotus position
a standard seated posture for yoga, with legs intertwined, left foot over right thigh, and right foot over left thigh. [1960-65] * * *
Lotus Sutra
Saddharma-Pundarika. * * * Text central to the Japanese Tendai (Chinese Tiantai) and Nichiren sects of Mahayana Buddhism. It represents the Buddha as divine and eternal, having ...
lotus-eater
/loh"teuhs ee'teuhr/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a member of a people whom Odysseus found existing in a state of languorous forgetfulness induced by their eating of the fruit of the ...
lotusland
lotus land n. Informal A place or state of languid contentment.   [After theLand of the Lotus-eaters in the Odyssey.] * * *
lotusposition
lotus position n. A cross-legged sitting position used in yoga.   [Translation of Sanskrit padmāsanam: padmaḥ, lotus + āsanam, sitting posture (from its resemblance to a ...
Lotuxo
▪ people also spelled  Lotuho,  Lotuko , or  Latuka    people of the southern Sudan, living near Torit, who speak an Eastern Sudanic language (Eastern Sudanic languages) ...
Lotze
/loht"seuh/; Ger. /loh"tseuh/, n. Rudolf Hermann /rooh"dolf herr"meuhn/; Ger. /rddooh"dawlf herdd"mahn/, 1817-81, German philosopher. * * *
Lotze, Rudolf Hermann
▪ German philosopher born May 21, 1817, Bautzen, Saxony [Germany] died July 1, 1881, Berlin       German philosopher who bridged the gap between classical German ...
Lou
/looh/, n. 1. a male given name, form of Louis. 2. a female given name, form of Louise. * * * (as used in expressions) Lou Gehrig disease Anna Lou Leibovitz Retton Mary ...
Lou Costello
➡ Abbott and Costello * * *
Lou Gehrig
➡ Gehrig * * *
Lou Gehrig's disease
Pathol. See amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. [1955-60] * * *
Lou Gehrig’s disease
➡ Gehrig * * *
Lou Reed
➡ Reed (II) * * *
Louang Namtha
▪ Laos formerly  Houakhong,         town, northwestern Laos. The town is situated about 10 miles (16 km) south of the Chinese border and about 50 miles (80 km) east ...
Louangphrabang
/lwahng"prddah bahng"/, n. a city in N Laos, on the Mekong River: former royal capital. 44,244. Also, Luang Prabang. * * * ▪ Laos formerly  spelled Luang Prabang   town, ...
Loubet, Émile
▪ president of France born Dec. 31, 1838, Marsanne, Fr. died Dec. 20, 1929, Montélimar       statesman and seventh president of the French Third Republic, who ...
Loubomo
▪ Republic of the Congo formerly  Dolisie,         commune (town), southern Congo (Brazzaville), and an important transport centre for western Congo (Kinshasa) and ...
Louboutin, Christian
▪ 2009 born 1963, Paris, France  In 2008 French shoe designer Christian Louboutin maintained his high profile on the international fashion scene. In April he opened a ...
louche
/loohsh/, adj. dubious; shady; disreputable. [1810-20; < F: lit., cross-eyed; OF losche, fem. of lois < L luscus blind in one eye] * * *
loud
—loudly, adv. —loudness, n. /lowd/, adj., louder, loudest, adv. adj. 1. (of sound) strongly audible; having exceptional volume or intensity: loud talking; loud thunder; loud ...
loud pedal
Music. See damper pedal. * * *
louden
/lowd"n/, v.t., v.i. to make or become loud. [1795-1805; LOUD + -EN1] * * *
loudhailer
loudhailer [loud′hāl΄ər] n. Chiefly Brit. BULLHORN * * *
loudish
/low"dish/, adj. somewhat loud. [1855-60; LOUD + -ISH1] * * *
loudly
See loud. * * *
loudmouth
/lowd"mowth'/, n., pl. loudmouths /-mowdhz', -mowths'/. a loudmouthed person. [1660-70; LOUD + MOUTH] * * *
loudmouthed
/lowd"mowdhd', -mowtht'/, adj. loud, gossipy, or indiscreet; vociferous. [1620-30; LOUD + MOUTH + -ED3] * * *
loudness
See loudly. * * * ▪ acoustics       in acoustics, attribute of sound that determines the intensity of auditory sensation produced. The loudness of sound as perceived ...
Loudon, John Claudius
▪ Scottish landscape architect born April 8, 1783, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scot. died Dec. 14, 1843, London  Scottish landscape gardener and architect. Loudon was the most ...
Loudonia
▪ plant genus       genus of perennial plants belonging to the water milfoil family (Haloragaceae), found in dry areas of southern Australia. Three species are known, ...
loudpedal
loud pedal n. See sustaining pedal. * * *
loudspeaker
/lowd"spee'keuhr/, n. 1. any of various devices, usually electronic, by which speech, music, etc., can be intensified and made audible throughout a room, hall, or the like. 2. ...
Louella
/looh el"euh/, n. a female given name. * * *
Louella Parsons
➡ Parsons * * *
Louga
▪ Senegal       town, northwestern Senegal. Louga is a cattle market centre and has road and rail links with the port city of Saint-Louis to the northwest and Dakar ...
Louganis, Greg
▪ American athlete in full  Gregory Efthimios Louganis   born Jan. 29, 1960, San Diego, Ca., U.S.    American diver generally considered the greatest diver in ...
Louganis, Greg(ory Efthimios)
born Jan. 29, 1960, San Diego, Calif., U.S. U.S. diver, considered the greatest diver in history. He was trained early in dancing, tumbling, and acrobatics. During his diving ...
Louganis,Gregory
Lou·ga·nis (lo͞o-gāʹnĭs), Gregory. Born 1960. American diver who competed in the Olympic games in 1976 and 1984, winning five medals. He was the first Olympic diver to ...
LouGehrig's disease
Lou Geh·rig's disease (lo͞oʹ gĕrʹĭgz) n. See amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.   [After Gehrig, Henry Louis.] * * *
lough
/lok, lokh/, n. Irish Eng. 1. a lake. 2. a partially landlocked or protected bay; a narrow arm of the sea. Cf. loch. [1505-15; Anglo-Irish sp. of Ir loch lake; cf. ME low, ...
Lough Neagh
/nay/ a lake in E central Northern Ireland: largest freshwater lake in the British Isles. ab. 18 mi. (29 km) long and 11 mi. (18 km) wide. * * *
Loughborough
▪ England, United Kingdom       town, Charnwood borough, administrative and historic county of Leicestershire, England. It is situated near the River Soar and on the ...
Loughrea
▪ Ireland Irish  Baile Locha Riach (“Town of the Gray Lake”)        market town, County Galway, Ireland. It lies along the northern shore of Lough (lake) Rea, ...
Louhi
/loh"hi/, n. Finnish Legend. a sorceress, the mistress of Pohjola and an enemy of the Finns, eventually defeated by Vainamoinen. * * *
louie
/looh"ee/, n. looie. * * *
Louie
/looh"ee/, n. a male given name, form of Louis. * * *
louis
/looh"ee/; Fr. /lwee/, n., pl. louis /looh"eez/; Fr. /lwee/. See louis d'or. [1680-90] * * * (as used in expressions) Henry Louis Aaron Agassiz Jean Louis Rodolphe Aragon ...
Louis
/looh"is/ or, for 2, /looh"ee/, n. 1. Joe (Joseph Louis Barrow), 1914-81, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1937-49. 2. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning "loud ...
Louis (XVII)
▪ king of France also called (1789–93)  Louis-Charles, duc (duke) de Normandie , or  Louis-Charles de France  born March 27, 1785, Versailles, France died June 8, 1795, ...
Louis Armstrong
➡ Armstrong (II) * * *
Louis B Mayer
➡ Mayer * * *
Louis Burt Mayer
➡ Mayer * * *
louis d'or
/looh'ee dawr"/; Fr. /lwee dawrdd"/, pl. louis d'or /looh'eez dawr"/; Fr. /lwee dawrdd"/. a former gold coin of France, issued from 1640 to 1795; pistole. Also called ...
Louis De France
▪ French noble byname  Le Grand Dauphin, or Monseigneur   born Nov. 1, 1661 died April 14, 1711, Meudon, Fr.       son of Louis XIV and Marie-Thérèse of Austria; ...
Louis Farrakhan
➡ Farrakhan * * *
Louis heel
/looh"ee/ a French heel of medium height, flared out or widened at the base, used on women's shoes. [1905-10; after LOUIS XV] * * *
Louis I
/looh"ee, looh"is/; Fr. /lwee/, ("le Débonaire"; "the Pious") A.D. 788-840, king of France and Germany 814-840; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 814-840 (son of Charlemagne). * ...
Louis II
1. German, Ludwig II. ("the German") A.D. 804?-876, king of Germany 843-876 (son of Louis I). 2. A.D. 822?-875, king of Italy 844-875; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 855-875 ...
Louis II de Bourbon.
See Condé, Prince de. * * *
Louis III
▪ Holy Roman emperor byname  Louis The Blind,  French  Louis L'aveugle  born c. 880, /882, Autun?, Fr. died September 928, Arles, Fr.       king of Provence and, ...
Louis IV
("the Bavarian") 1287?-1347, king of Germany (1314-47); emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1328-47. * * * or Ludwig IV known as Louis the Bavarian born 1283, Munich, Ger. died ...
Louis IX
Saint, 1214?-70, king of France 1226-70. * * * or St. Louis born April 25, 1214, Poissy, France died Aug. 25, 1279, near Tunis, Tun.; canonized Aug. 11, 1297; feast day August ...
Louis L’Amour
➡ L’Amour * * *
Louis MacNeice
➡ MacNeice * * *
Louis Mountbatten
➡ Mountbatten * * *
Louis Napoleon
/looh"ee, looh"is/; Fr. /lwee/. See Napoleon III. * * *
Louis of Nassau
▪ Dutch political leader Dutch  Lodewijk van Nassau  born Jan. 10, 1538, Dillenburg, Nassau died April 14, 1574, Mook, near Nijmegen, Neth.  nobleman who provided key ...
Louis Philippe
("Citizen King") 1773-1850, king of France 1830-48. * * *
Louis Quatorze
/keuh tawrz"/; Fr. /kann tawrddz"/ noting or pertaining to the style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the late 17th century, characterized by ...
Louis Quinze
/kanz/; Fr. /kaonnz/ noting or pertaining to the rococo style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the early and mid-18th century, characterized ...
Louis Seize
/sez/ noting or pertaining to the style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France at the end of the 18th century, continuing the lightness of the Louis ...
Louis Treize
/trez/; Fr. /trddez/ noting or pertaining to the style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the early 17th century, characterized by a gradual ...
Louis V
("le Fainéant") A.D. 967?-987, king of France 986-987: last Carolingian to rule France. * * * ▪ king of France byname  Louis le Fainéant (Louis the Do-Nothing)   born ...
Louis VI
("the Fat") 1081-1137, king of France 1108-37. * * * known as Louis the Fat born 1081 died Aug. 1, 1137 King of France (1108–37). He was effective ruler of France well ...
Louis VII
("the Young") 1121?-80, king of France 1137-80 (son of Louis VI). * * * known as Louis the Younger born с 1120 died Sept. 18, 1180, Paris King of France (1137–80). One of ...
Louis VIII
▪ king of France byname  Louis The Lion, or The Lion-heart,  French  Louis Le Lion, or Louis Coeur-de-lion  born Sept. 5, 1187, Paris died Nov. 8, 1226, Montpensier, ...
Louis X
▪ king of France byname  Louis The Stubborn,  French  Louis Le Hutin  born Oct. 4, 1289, Paris died June 5, 1316, Vincennes, Fr.  Capetian king of France from 1314 and ...
Louis XI
1423-83, king of France 1461-83 (son of Charles VII). * * * born July 3, 1423, Bourges, France died Aug. 30, 1483, Plessis-les-Tours King of France (1461–83). He plotted ...
Louis XII
("the Father of the People")1462-1515, king of France 1498-1515. * * * born June 27, 1462, Blois, France died Jan. 1, 1515, Paris King of France (1498–1515). He became king ...
Louis XIII
1601-43, king of France 1610-43 (son of Henry IV of Navarre). * * * born Sept. 27, 1601, Fontainebleau, France died May 14, 1643, Saint-Germain-en-Laye King of France ...
Louis XIII style
Style of the visual arts produced in France during the reign of Louis XIII, including the regency of his mother, Marie de Médicis, who introduced much of the art of her native ...
Louis XIV
("the Great"; "the Sun King") 1638-1715, king of France 1643-1715 (son of Louis XIII). * * * known as the Sun King born Sept. 5, 1638, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France died Sept. ...
Louis XIV style
Style of the visual arts produced in France during the reign of Louis XIV. In 1648 Charles Le Brun founded the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, which rigidly dictated ...
Louis XV
1710-74, king of France 1715-74 (great grandson of Louis XIV). * * * born Feb. 15, 1710, Versailles, France died May 10, 1774, Versailles King of France (1715–74). An orphan ...
Louis XV style
Rococo style of French decorative arts during the reign of Louis XV, when artists produced exquisite decor for the homes of royalty and nobility. Emphasis was laid on the ...
Louis XVI
1754-93, king of France 1774-92 (grandson of Louis XV and husband of Marie Antoinette). * * * born Aug. 23, 1754, Versailles, France died Jan. 21, 1793, Paris Last king of ...
Louis XVI style
Style of the visual arts produced in France from с 1760 to the French Revolution. The predominant style in painting, architecture, sculpture, and the decorative arts was ...
Louis XVII
("Louis Charles of France") 1785-95, titular king of France 1793-95 (son of Louis XVI). * * * orig. Louis-Charles born March 27, 1785, Versailles, France died June 8, 1795, ...
Louis XVIII
(Louis Xavier Stanislas) 1755-1824, king of France 1814-15, 1815-24 (brother of Louis XVI). * * * orig. Louis-Stanislas-Xavier, count de Provence born Nov. 17, 1755, ...
Louis, Jean
▪ 1998       French-born costume designer (b. Oct. 5, 1907, Paris, France—d. April 20, 1997, Palm Springs, Calif.), designed fashions and costumes during the 1940s, ...
Louis, Joe
in full Joseph Louis Barrow born May 13, 1914, Lafayette, Ala., U.S. died April 12, 1981, Las Vegas, Nev. U.S. boxer. Louis was born into a sharecropper's family and only ...
Louis, Morris
orig. Morris Louis Bernstein born Nov. 24, 1912, Baltimore, Md., U.S. died Sept. 7, 1962, Washington, D.C. U.S. painter. He studied painting at the Maryland Institute and ...
Louis, Spyridon
▪ Greek athlete Spyridon also spelled  Spiridon , Louis also spelled  Loues  born January 12, 1873, Marousi [now Amaroúsion], Greece died March 26, 1940  Greek runner ...
Louis, Victor
▪ French architect original name  Nicolas Louis   born May 10, 1731, Paris, Fr. died July 2, 1800, Paris       one of the most active of late 18th-century French ...
Louis,Joe
Lou·is (lo͞oʹĭs), Joe. Originally Joseph Louis Barrow. Known as “the Brown Bomber.” 1914-1981. American prizefighter who held the heavyweight title for nearly 12 years ...
Louis-Philippe
known as the Citizen King born Oct. 6, 1773, Paris, France died Aug. 26, 1850, Claremont, Surrey, Eng. King of the French (1830–48). Eldest son of the duke d'Orléans, he ...
Louisa
Louisa [lo͞o ē′zə] n. a feminine name: see LOUIS1 * * * (as used in expressions) Alcott Louisa May Cavell Edith Louisa Greta Louisa Gustafsson * * *
Louisa May Alcott
➡ Alcott * * *
Louisbourg
Lou·is·bourg or Lou·is·burg (lo͞oʹĭs-bûrg') A town of Nova Scotia, Canada, on eastern Cape Breton Island. It is near the site of the fortress of Louisbourg, built c. ...
Louisburg
/looh"is berrg'/, n. a seaport on SE Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, in SE Canada: French fortress captured by British 1745, 1758. 1519. * * *
Louise
/looh eez"/, n. 1. Lake, a glacial lake in W Canada, in SW Alberta in the Canadian Rockies: resort. 5670 ft. (1728 m) above sea level. 2. Also, Louisa /looh ee"zeuh/. a female ...
Louise Of Savoy
▪ French regent French  Louise De Savoie   born Sept. 11, 1476, Pont d'Ain, France died Sept. 22, 1531, Grez, near Fontainebleau       mother of King Francis I of ...
Louise,Lake
Lou·ise (lo͞o-ēzʹ), Lake A lake of southwest Alberta, Canada, in the Rocky Mountains near Banff. Surrounded by high peaks and glaciers, it is noted for its scenic beauty. * ...
Louisiade Archipelago
Island group, Papua New Guinea, southeast of New Guinea. Stretching for more than 100 mi (160 km), it occupies 10,000 sq mi (26,000 sq km) of the South Pacific Ocean. It has ...
Louisiana
—Louisianan, Louisianian, adj., n. /looh ee'zee an"euh, looh'euh zee-, looh'ee-/, n. a state in the S United States. 4,203,972; 48,522 sq. mi. (125,672 sq. km). Cap: Baton ...
Louisiana at Monroe, University of
▪ university, Monroe, Lousiana, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Monroe, Louisiana, U.S. It comprises a graduate school and ...
Louisiana Creole
▪ language       French-based vernacular language that developed on the sugarcane plantations of what are now southwestern Louisiana (U.S.) and the Mississippi delta ...
Louisiana French
French as spoken in Louisiana; Cajun. Abbr.: LaF * * *
Louisiana heron.
See tricolored heron. [1805-15, Amer.] * * *
Louisiana Purchase
U.S. Hist. 1. a treaty signed with France in 1803 by which the U.S. purchased for $15,000,000 the land extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada ...
Louisiana State University
▪ university system, Lousiana, United States       state system of higher education in Louisiana, U.S. It consists of nine facilities—seven coeducational institutions ...
Louisiana tanager.
See western tanager. [1805-15, Amer.] * * *
Louisiana Tech University
▪ university, Ruston, Louisiana, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Ruston, Louisiana, U.S. It offers a broad range of ...
Louisiana, flag of
▪ Flag History       U.S. state flag consisting of a blue field (background) featuring a pelican and its young in a nest above a ribbon emblazoned with the state ...
LouisianaFrench
Louisiana French n. French as spoken by the descendants of the original French settlers of Louisiana. * * *
LouisianaPurchase
Louisiana Purchase A territory of the western United States extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains between the Gulf of Mexico and the Canadian border. It ...
Louisianian
Louisianian [lo͞o ē΄zēan′ənlo͞o ē΄zēan′ē ən] adj. of Louisiana n. a person born or living in Louisiana: Also Louisianan [lo͞o ē΄zēan′ən] * * *
LouisIX
Louis IX, Known as “Saint Louis.” 1214-1270. King of France (1226-1270) who led the Seventh Crusade (1248-1254) and died in a subsequent crusade to Tunisia. * * *
LouisNapoleon
Lou·is Napoleon (lo͞oʹē lo͞o-ēʹ) See Napoleon III. * * *
LouisPhilippe
Lou·is Phi·lippe (lo͞oʹē fĭ-lēpʹ, lo͞o-ēʹ fē-lēpʹ), Known as “the Citizen King.” 1773-1850. King of France (1830-1848). He ruled after the overthrow of the ...
LouisQuatorze
Louis Qua·torze (kă-tôrzʹ) adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the baroque style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XIV.   [French.] * ...
LouisQuinze
Louis Quinze (kăɴzʹ) adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the rococo style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XV.   [French.] * * *
LouisSeize
Louis Seize (sĕzʹ) adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the neoclassic style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XVI.   [French.] * * *
LouisTreize
Louis Treize (trĕzʹ) adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the heavy late-Renaissance style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis ...
LouisVII
Lou·is VII (lo͞oʹē, lo͞o-ēʹ), 1120?-1180. King of France (1137-1180) who led the unsuccessful Second Crusade (1147-1149) and frequently fought against Henry II of ...
Louisville
—Louisvillian /looh'ee vil"yeuhn/, n. /looh"ee vil', -euh veuhl/, n. a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: Kentucky Derby. 298,451. * * * City (pop., 2000: 256,231), ...
Louisville, University of
▪ university, Louisville, Kentucky, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. It offers a wide range of ...


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