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Lu is a Tibetan style of folk music of a cappella songs, which are distinctively high in pitch with glottal vibrations.

Lu was a Mexican pop duo formed by Mario Sandoval and Paty Cantú, both from Guadalajara, Mexico. Paty was studying Law, but she changed to Music when they were signed to Warner Music Mexico. Mario started to write lyrics at the age of 6 when he wrote a song called "Teresa." The sound of their music is similar to Aleks Syntek's, Sin Bandera, Mecano or Sentidos Opuestos. Their debut album is self-titled and was produced by Aureo Baqueiro, producer of artists like Natalia Lafourcade, Sin Bandera, Kabah, and Moenia. They have received moderate success in the Spanish-speaking world, with songs like "Por Besarte" and "Duele."

Lu is the first studio album by the Mexican pop duo Lu. All the Lyrics of the songs were written by Mario Sandoval himself, except , co-written with Paty Cantú. It contains 10 tracks. The success of the album is reflected on the two re-editions.

Chinese surnames

Lu is the pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of several distinct Chinese surnames that are written with different characters in Chinese. Depending on the character, it may be spelled , , or when pinyin tone diacritics are used. Lu 卢 and Lu 陆 are the most common: both are among the 100 most common surnames in China. Languages using the Latin alphabet do not distinguish among the different Chinese surnames, rendering them all as Lu.

Lu (surname 路) Chinese surname Lu 路 (pinyin: Lù)

Lu is a Chinese surname. It is also spelled Lo according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 路 is listed 138th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. Lu 路 is the 116th most common surname in China, with a total population of 2.35 million.

Lu (surname 逯) Chinese surname Lu 逯 (pinyin: Lù)

Lu is a Chinese surname. It is also spelled Luk according to the Cantonese pronunciation. Lu 逯 is listed 404th in the Song Dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. Relatively uncommon, Lu 逯 is not among the top 300 surnames in China.

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Lu (state) vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty of ancient China

Lu was a vassal state during the Zhou dynasty of ancient China located around modern Shandong province. Founded in the 11th century BC, its rulers were from a cadet branch of the House of Ji (姬) that ruled the Zhou dynasty. The first duke was Boqin, a son of the Duke of Zhou, who was brother of King Wu of Zhou and regent to King Cheng of Zhou.

Shandong Province

Shandong is a coastal province of the People's Republic of China, and is part of the East China region.

Lu Commandery was a Chinese commandery that existed from Han dynasty to Tang dynasty. It was located in present-day southern Shandong province.

Europe

LU postcode area Postcode area within the United Kingdom

The LU postcode area, also known as the Luton postcode area, is a group of seven postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of three post towns. These postcode districts cover south Bedfordshire, as well as small parts of Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Lu, Piedmont Comune in Piedmont, Italy

Lu is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of Turin and about 14 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Alessandria.

Lü, Switzerland Former municipality of Switzerland in Graubünden

is a village in the Val Müstair municipality in the district of Inn in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. In 2009 Lü merged with Fuldera, Müstair, Santa Maria Val Müstair, Tschierv and Valchava to form the municipality of Val Müstair.

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United States

Lamar University

Lamar University, often referred to as Lamar or LU, is a public university in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar has been a member of the Texas State University System since 1995. It was the flagship institution of the former Lamar University System. As of the fall of 2016, the university enrollment was 15,022 students. Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The university is named for Mirabeau B. Lamar, the second president of the Republic of Texas.

Langston University

Langston University (LU), is a public university in Langston, Oklahoma. It is the only historically black college in the state. Though located in a rural setting 10 miles (16 km) east of Guthrie, Langston also serves an urban mission, with University Centers in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City, and a nursing program set to open in Ardmore. The university is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Lehigh University university in Pennsylvania

Lehigh University is a private research university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1865 by businessman Asa Packer. Its undergraduate programs have been coeducational since the 1971–72 academic year. As of 2019, the university had 5,047 undergraduate students and 1,942 graduate students.

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Lu (surname 陸) Chinese surname Lu 陸/陆 (pinyin:Lù)

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