See also: luo, luó, luò, Luò, luō, luǒ, and lu'o

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Luo pl (plural only)

  1. An ethnic group in southern Sudan, Kenya, and neighboring countries.
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Luo

  1. The Nilotic language spoken by this group, also known as Dholuo.
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Etymology 2Edit

From the pinyin romanization of Chinese (Luò).

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Luo

  1. A river in Shaanxi, China, tributary to the Wei.
  2. A river in Henan, China, tributary to the Yellow River.
    • 1982, Wang, Zhongshu, “Luoyang: The Capital City of Eastern Han”, in K. C. Chang, et al., transl., Han Civilization[1], Yale University Press, →ISBN, LCCN 81-11697, OCLC 876028827, page 29:
      The remains of the capital of the Eastern Han dynasty, Luoyang 洛阳, are situated approximately 15 km east of the present-day city of Luoyang in Henan. Since the site is bordered on the north by the Mangshan 邙山 Mountains and overlooks the Luo River to the south, it has protective natural barriers and is also at an important junction for transportation and communication (fig. 37).
  3. A river in Fujian, China, flowing into the Taiwan Strait.
  4. A surname from Chinese.

Etymology 3Edit

From the pinyin romanization of Chinese (Luō).

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Luo

  1. A surname from Chinese.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Luo is the 3,564th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 10,005 individuals. Luo is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (97.57%) individuals.

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