lah lah

Definition(s):

  • (n) the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization

Usage(s):

  1. lah Abdulsamata Khaksar has been waiting months for the CIA to talk to him.
  2. By the middle of November, according to Cairo's semiofficial newspaper Al Ahram, even the Egyptian political advisers to Republican Strongman Abdul lah Sallal will be gone.
  3. Mobs from the predominantly Shi'ite Shu'lah neighborhood in western Baghdad attacked Sunni mosques in Ghazaliya, a nearby Sunni area.

News

  1. Fired up for creme brulee

    To create an ooh-lah-lah caliber creme brulee, you need eggs, heavy cream, a Madagascar vanilla bean, a dash of salt and a 14.1-ounce Ace Hardware propane torch.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

  2. Deputy: Vilas County sheriff dies at age 61 after brief illness, was known for leadership

    EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — A Vilas County deputy says Sheriff Frank Tomlanovich (tom-LAH'-nuh-vich) has died at age 61 after a brief illness. Sheriff's Capt. Russ Kennedy says Tomlanovich died Thursday morning.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Deputy: Vilas County sheriff dies after illness

    A Vilas County deputy says Sheriff Frank Tomlanovich (tom-LAH'-nuh-vich) has died at age 61 after a brief illness.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: TMJ4 Milwaukee

Quotes

  1. "I have suggested to Pak Lah, who agreed, that we should set up a ministerial committee from both sides to oversee the joint cooperation in the IDR," Lee said, adding the panel could look into issues like joint tourism promotion and access to...
    on May 15, 2007 By: Lee Hsien Loong Source: Washington Post

  2. Five years later, KJ was deputy chief of the lesser tent of UMNO Youth in circumstances publicly related by Abdullah: 'Hisha-muddin says, "The Youth have decided, I have decided, I want to nominate Khairy for Youth deputy head, Pak Lah don't...
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Source: Aliran Monthly

  3. Later, outside in the lobby, when approached by reporters to elaborate on what he said, Hishammuddin said: "No lah. There is no problem at all. (The relationship) is as normal."
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Hishammuddin Hussein Source: The Sun Daily

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