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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. John Bel Edwards:

    Even if it wasn't quite as powerful as Hurricane Laura, it was much bigger, obviously, this was a very serious, very large and powerful storm that produced significant amounts of damage.

  2. Donald Trump:

    A senior executive at Clinton Foundation left almost 150 telephone messages for Hillary Clinton’s top aide at State Department within a two-year time frame, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by Fox News. A review of State Department call logs for Cheryl Mills, the longtime Bill Clinton confidant who served as chief of staff for the entirety of Clinton’s four-year tenure as America’s top diplomat, reflects at least 148 messages from Laura Graham – then the Clinton Foundation’s chief operating officer – between 2010 and 2012. No other individual or non-profit appears in the logs with anything like that frequency or volume, the review found.

  3. Connie Francis:

    My letters were for sale on eBay, i said to my secretary, ‘No matter what they cost, I want my letters to Bobby back. Bid the highest for them.’ But it seems like there was a girl named Laura Rice who... no matter what was bid on, she had last dibs... She always had the final bid. So she got all the letters.

  4. 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.

  5. Jeb Jr.:

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

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