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Definition of "lassa" [lassa]

  • The sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "lassa" in a sentence
  • "On April 4, 2003, EO 13295 issued a "Revised List of Quarantinable Communicable Diseases" that included cholera, diphtheria, infectious TB, plague, smallpox, yellow fever, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and viral hemorrhagic fevers like ebola and lassa."
  • "It's a Small World: A man in New Jersey has died of lassa fever, a virus that's common in West Africa, where he had recently travelled."
  • "Littera sera quidem, studiis exculte Suilli, huc tua peruenit, sed mihi grata tamen, qua, pia si possit superos lenire rogando gratia, laturum te mihi dicis opem. ut iam nil praestes, animi sum factus amici 5 debitor: et meritum uelle iuuare uoco. impetus iste tuus longum modo duret in aeuum, neue malis pietas sit tua lassa meis. ius aliquod faciunt adfinia uincula nobis"