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ˈlɔr əns, ˈlɒr-Lawrence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lawrence, Saint Lawrence, St. Lawrence, Laurentius(noun)

    Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)

  2. Lawrence, T. E. Lawrence, Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia(noun)

    Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)

  3. Lawrence, Sir Thomas Lawrence(noun)

    English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)

  4. Lawrence, Gertrude Lawrence(noun)

    English actress (1898-1952)

  5. Lawrence, E. O. Lawrence, Ernest Orlando Lawrence(noun)

    United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)

  6. Lawrence, D. H. Lawrence, David Herbert Lawrence(noun)

    English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)

  7. Lawrence(noun)

    a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856

Wiktionary

  1. Lawrence(ProperNoun)

    , the usual spelling of Laurence in the U.S.

Freebase

  1. Lawrence

    Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County. Located in northeastern Kansas, Lawrence is the anchor city of the Lawrence, Kansas, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Douglas County. Located 25 miles east of Topeka, Kansas, and 41 miles west of Kansas City, Missouri, it is situated along the banks of the Kansas and Wakarusa Rivers. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 87,643. Lawrence is a college town and is the home to the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. Lawrence was founded by the New England Emigrant Aid Company and was named for Amos Adams Lawrence who offered financial aid and support for the settlement. Lawrence was central to the Bleeding Kansas era and was the site of the Wakarusa War, the sacking of Lawrence and Quantrill’s Raid. Early in its existence, Lawrence transitioned from being a political city to a varied one focusing on many industries including agriculture, manufacturing and education when the University of Kansas was founded in 1866 and Haskell Indian Nations University opened in 1884. Lawrence has been named one of the best places to retire by U.S. News & World Report and one of America's 10 best college towns by Parents & Colleges.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lawrence' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4358

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lawrence' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3550

How to pronounce Lawrence ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Lawrence in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lawrence in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lawrence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Lawrence in a Sentence

  1. Howard Stern several years ago:

    Jennifer Lawrence has a little skin problem. A little rough with the skin. I don't quite get it, little polka-dots all over the place.

  2. Roger Maier:

    Border Protection Agent Lawrence Madrid was the ninth CBP employee arrested, indicted, or otherwise prosecuted this fiscal year on corruption related charges.

  3. Angie Lawrence:

    She lost everything. They were her life, our lives are never going to be the same without them. When the paper asked if Brazil left the children at the residence alone, Lawrence said.

  4. Julianne Newmark:

    People come from all over the world and see the shrine that Frieda built for his ashes, he (Lawrence) would later say there was something about New Mexico that you can never really shake.

  5. Them Even More:

    I've paid [Lawrence] a lot more money since then, I promise you, here's the problem: I run a business. People want to work for less money, I pay them less money. ...Women shouldn't be so grateful. Know what you're worth. Walk away.

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