Ala

Ala may refer to:

  • Ala (demon), a female demon in Serbian and Bulgarian mythology
  • Ala (Odinani), an Alusi in Odinani
  • Ala (Roman allied military unit), a Republican-period, largely infantry, formation of 5,400 men
  • Ala (Roman cavalry unit), an Imperial-period, purely cavalry, formation of 500 men

In language:

  • à la, French for 'in the style/manner of' commonly used in English
  • Wing, Ala in Latin

In geography:

  • Åland Islands using ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code
  • Alabama, a state in the U.S.
  • Ala, Hiiu County, village in Pühalepa Parish, Hiiu County, Estonia
  • Ala, Valga County, village in Helme Parish, Valga County, Estonia
  • Ala, Iran, a village in Semnan Province, Iran
  • Ala, alternate name of Alad, a village in Khuzestan Province, Iran
  • Ala, Trentino, a town in Trentino, Italy
  • Ala dağları, a mountain range in the Taurus chain, Turkey

In science:

  • Ala ossis ilii
  • Ala of sacrum
  • Alae (anatomy) or ala, a feature of the anatomy of many nematodes worms
  • Alanine, an α-amino acid
  • Alpha lipoic acid, a nutritional supplement
  • Alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid
  • Ala, the alar part of a nasalis muscle
  • D-Aminolevulinic acid or δ-ALA
  • Members of the P4-ATPase family in Arabidopsis thaliana: Aminophospholipid ATPase (ALA)
  • Wing of ilium

In technology:

  • Active Line Access, a standard for supply of services in fibre networks

In organizations:

  • ALâ ( Adult Community Theatre, Arts and Education, ) Galway, Ireland
  • Aspiring Litigators of America
  • Aerotransportes Litoral Argentino, a former Argentinian airline.
  • Allgemeine Anzeigen GmbH
  • American Latvian Association
  • American Legion Auxiliary
  • American Library Association
  • American Lung Association
  • Arab Liberation Army
  • Arakan Liberation Army
  • Arizona Lutheran Academy
  • Association for Laboratory Automation
  • Australian Lacrosse Association
  • Automobile Legal Association, a former American automobile club similar to the AAA

In codes:

  • Åland Islands' ISO 3166-1 country code
  • Alcatel's former NYSE stock symbol
  • Almaty International Airport's IATA code

In other uses:

  • A List Apart, a webzine for web designers
  • USS Ala (YT-139), a ship of the US Marine

People surnamed Ala:

  • Hossein Ala' (1882–1964), former prime minister of Iran

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