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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

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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. Julia Brody:

    One great way to reduce Laura Vandenberg own breast cancer risk is to stay physically active, in addition, women can minimize their exposures to a range of chemicals that are hormone disruptors or carcinogens by keeping house dust levels low and choosing products with safer ingredients.

  2. Oren Segal:

    We have seen, time after time, that extremists always look for alternatives to migrate to if they are finding difficulties on the platforms on which they're established, if a lot of people start migrating onto a platform to hear the Laura Ingrahms and Sean Hannitys, but are getting a steady dose of The Proud Boys... The Proud Boys may normalize the fringes in a way that normally it wouldn't.

  3. David Fincher:

    I will shoot something else to replace that line, but Laura Ziskin have to promise me that I have the final say on whatever that is. I get to come up with the replacement.

  4. Edward Snowden:

    When Laura Poitras asked me if she could film our encounters, I was extremely reluctant, i'm grateful that I allowed her to persuade me. The result is a brave and brilliant film that deserves the honor and recognition it has received.

  5. Bill Collins:

    I think a lot of the folks were still stocked up when Marco and Hurricane Laura come up because it was a near miss, but a lot of folks got prepared for that.

Images & Illustrations of Laura

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