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. Mayor Nic Hunter:

    With what we have been through with Laura, looking at hurricane Delta really is a scary proposition for Lake Charles.

  2. Bill Cassidy:

    I thank everyone for their concern and prayers. I was lucky and blessed, now Hurricane Laura recovery is Hurricane Laura recovery and relief and addressing Coronavirus for others.

  3. Swede Koch:

    It's all going to come down to this last month, laura in good form is always a great player so we'll see how she does this coming month but obviously she's like everybody else, she's had almost two years to get points.

  4. Stephen Park:

    I know Laura is disappointed she can no longer compete out here in Poland, but it is the right decision for both herself and her team mates, i have no doubt she will soon be back to her winning ways and, in the meantime, Katie deserves credit for stepping in and I'm confident she will put in a strong performance.

  5. State Department official Philip Reeker:

    And, you know, queries continued to come in following, for instance, the -- specifically on some of the FOX News programs of Laura Ingraham and Sean Hannity, we got a lot of questions about the allegations there.

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