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Luo

 (lo͞o′ō)
n. pl. Luo also Luos
1. A member of a people living mainly in Kenya with a smaller population in northern Tanzania.
2. The Nilotic language spoken by the Luo.
3.
a. Any of several other peoples of eastern and central Africa ethnically related to the Luo of Kenya.
b. Any of the Nilotic languages spoken by these peoples.

[Luo, ethnic self-desigation.]

Luo

(ləˈwəʊ; ˈluːəʊ)
npl Luo or Luos
1. (Peoples) a member of a cattle-herding Nilotic people living chiefly east of Lake Victoria in Kenya
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Nilotic group of the Nilo-Saharan family
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Luo - a Nilotic languageLuo - a Nilotic language      
Nilotic, Nilotic language - a group of languages of East Africa belonging to the Chari-Nile group
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To which Luo responded, "They want rice, right, Kenneth?"
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The Embassy of India in Beijing had also stated that Misri had met Luo -- the newly appointed Vice Foreign Minister and former Chinese Ambassador to India -- to "compare notes on the upcoming engagements in bilateral relations."
In response to speculation about the sampling methods favoring one side or another, Luo noted the algorithms and source codes have been tested by experts to ensure no foul play is involved.
As a ambassador to Pakistan, Luo Zhaohui had contributed significantly to further enhancing and deepening of the bilateral relations between Pakistan and China.
Luo managed just 89 points - less than half of the 191 by former binman Danny Fowler in a 10-1 loss to Stephen Hendry in 1993.
Five of the suspects were arrested at Balagtas Royal Mansions in Pasay City, while two others, , Luo Gen Jin and Cheng Yiguo were nabbed in a third gaming facility also in Paranaque City.
The Sri Lankan High Commission in India said that High Commissioner Austin Fernando paid a courtesy call on Luo Zhaohui.
A nurse who was working with Luo in the surgery was the one who took the picture.