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Wiktionary

  1. lauranoun

    (Roman Catholic Church) A number of hermitages or cells in the same neighborhood occupied by anchorites who were under the same superior - C. w:Kingsley

    Etymology: From laura, from λαύρα

  2. Lauranoun

    A female given name from Latin.

    Now is he for the numbers that Petrarch flowed in; Laura to his lady was but a kitchen-wench; marry, she had a better love to be-rime her;

    Etymology: From Late Latin saint's name Laura, from the feminine form of laurus ("laurel tree") . A post-classical name made famous by Petrarch's sonnets to Laura in the fourteenth century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lauranoun

    a number of hermitages or cells in the same neighborhood occupied by anchorites who were under the same superior

    Etymology: [LL., fr. Gr. () lane, defile, also, a kind of monastery.]

Freebase

  1. Laura

    "Laura" is a song by American glam rock band Scissor Sisters and is the lead track on their self-titled debut album. It was released as the band's first single in October 2003 in the UK, placing at #54 in the UK Singles Chart. It was later re-issued on June 7, 2004, charting at #12 in the same chart. In Australia, the song was ranked #58 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2004. The song was used in the North American TV commercial of the Buick Encore in 2013.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Laura

    law′ra, n. an early kind of monastic community, its cells separate structures, the inmates living in solitude, meeting only for common services in the chapel—found only in Egypt, Syria, and Palestine. [Most prob. Gr. laura, an alley, lane.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Laura

    a young Avignonese married lady, for whom Petrarch conceived a Platonic affection, and who exercised a lifelong influence over him.

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    Song lyrics by laura -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by laura on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Laura' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3826

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Laura' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3385

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laura in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laura in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Laura in a Sentence

  1. Samantha Ware:

    Samantha Ware spot on the show. Samantha Ware talked about how Samantha Ware has reign. And heres the thing : I completely understood that, and I was ready to be like, This is your show. Im not here to be disrespectful, but at that point, we were already past the respect and she was just abusing her power. GLEE STAR SAMANTHA MARIE WARE SEEMINGLY RESPONDS TO LEA MICHELES APOLOGY In her initial statement about Micheles behavior, Samantha Ware claimed that the star once threatened to s -- t in Wares wig, which she said took place during a screening on set. She had an issue because I had laughed [ when watching a scene ] and thats when the Im going to s -- t in your wig comment happened, said Samantha Ware, noting that Michele intentionally spoke loudly so others could hear. Some chuckled and some gasped. It was mortifying. The whole point was for her to embarrass me. People heard her, but no one was going to stand up to her. While Samantha Ware said it could have been unintentional, the comment was racially charged because, as she put it, black women historically are known for their wigs. Clockwise from left : Billy Lewis Jr., Laura Dreyfuss, Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele, Becca Tobin, Noah Guthrie, Samantha Marie Ware and Marshall Williams in' Glee.' ( Ryan Murphy Productions/20th Century Fox Television) It was Micheles tweet in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that spurred Wares accusations. Michele has since issued a public apology for her behavior, saying :.

  2. Chris Matthews:

    Welcome back to' Hardball,' I'm Chris Matthews. Tonight my guest is Laura, a spooky blonde lady who lies to the elderly, chris Matthews, no, you're on The NBC variety show.

  3. Laura Cipullo:

    Laura Cipullo says. $ 2.49 each at Whole Foods( locations atWholeFoodsMarket.com) 7. Pitaya Also known as dragon fruit, this colorful cactus has a kiwilike taste. It’s rich in phytonutrients, good fatty acids, fiber and antioxidants, says Laura Cipullo, a registered dietitian based near Union Square. How to enjoy it : Slice it open raw and scoop out the flesh for a refreshing and healthy treat, or look for frozen pitaya and make smoothies with it. $ 4 a pound at Hong Kong Supermarket, 157 Hester St. ; 212-966-0337 FOLLOW Laura Cipullo ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS 8. Cracked freekeh Move over, quinoa, and make room for freekeh.

  4. Michael Gale:

    Laura had spoken to them before they came in and had suggested some dishes they might like to try which they said they would be happy to order.

  5. Sheriff Troy Wolbersen:

    We have reason to believe that we have located Laura Ann Schwendemann, however we are awaiting further information from the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office.

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