Lao People's Democratic Republic

The Official name of Laos.

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  • Lao People's Democratic Republic — noun a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949 • Syn: ↑Laos • Derivationally related forms: ↑Laotian (for: ↑Laos) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Asian country, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lao People's Democratic Republic — noun official name of Laos …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lao People’s Revolutionary Party — (LPRP)    The successor to the Lao People’s Party (Phak Paxaxon Lao) formed in 1955, the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (Phak Paxaxon Pativat Lao) was linked to the Vietnamese Communist Party and its predecessor the Indochinese Communist Party …   Historical dictionary of Marxism

  • Lao People's Revolutionary Party — Infobox Political party name english = Lao People s Revolutionary Party name native = ພັກປະຊາຊົນປະຕິວັດລາວPhak Pasason Pativat Lao logo = leader = Choummaly Sayasone president = chairperson = spokesperson = leader1 name = leader2 name = leader3… …   Wikipedia

  • People's Republic — (rarely Popular Republic) is a title that is often used by Marxist Leninist governments to describe their state. The motivation for using this term lies in the claim that Marxist Leninists govern in accordance with the interests of the vast… …   Wikipedia

  • republic — /ri pub lik/, n. 1. a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them. 2. any body of persons viewed as a commonwealth. 3. a state in which… …   Universalium

  • democratic — democratically, adv. /dem euh krat ik/, adj. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of democracy or a democracy. 2. pertaining to or characterized by the principle of political or social equality for all: democratic treatment. 3. advocating or… …   Universalium

  • people — peopleless, adj. peopler, n. /pee peuhl/, n., pl. peoples for 4, v., peopled, peopling. n. 1. persons indefinitely or collectively; persons in general: to find it easy to talk to people; What will people think? 2. persons, whether men, women, or… …   Universalium

  • Lao — /low/, n., pl. Laos /lowz/, (esp. collectively) Lao for 1. 1. a member of a people of Laos and northern Thailand. 2. the language of these people, belonging to the Thai group of languages. * * * (as used in expressions) Lao People s Democratic… …   Universalium

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