What does Laura mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. laura(Noun)

    (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. Laura(ProperNoun)

    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. Laura(noun)

    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

How to pronounce Laura?

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How to say Laura in sign language?

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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. Jeb Jr.:

    We're extremely proud of my grandparents and my Uncle George and Aunt Laura and their service to this country.

  2. Laura Lawson:

    They wouldn't have expected the old Laura to zip line over alligators, swim with sharks, parasail down waterfalls or any other the other amazing experiences I've had in the last few years.

  3. Dr. Laura Schlessinger:

    Dr.Laura's quote "A lot of problems would be solved,if we talk to each other instead about each other

  4. Ron Lieber:

    There is nothing wrong with that. Laura Simms live in a consumer culture, the question is, how are Laura Simms going to give them the power to make their own choices ?

  5. Allison Chinchar:

    It's also worth noting that a lot of the same locations that get rain from Marco will also get rain from Tropical Storm Laura, too.

Images & Illustrations of Laura

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