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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)

    A male given name from Latin, the usual spelling of Laurence in the U.S.

    "I named him Lawrence. After my father. Pete, that's my husband, he never really liked the name Lawrence. He thought it wasn't very..." she shut her eyes for a moment, shaking her head slowly, "...very masculine." She opened her eyes and smiled ruefully. " That's a good one, isn't it?"

  2. Lawrence(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    "My name is Richard Lawrence."

  3. Lawrence(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Douglas County, Kansas, United States.

  4. Lawrence(ProperNoun)

    A city in Massachusetts, United States and one of the two county seats of Essex County.

  5. Lawrence(ProperNoun)

    A small town in Otago, New Zealand, named after Henry Montgomery Lawrence.

  6. Lawrence(ProperNoun)

    A haze caused by heat; named after a third-century Christian killed by Emperor Valerian by being burned.

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?

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    Karen
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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. Roger Maier:

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

  2. Mary Cogan:

    He will reign here in Lawrence County.

  3. Community Health Network:

    Community Health Network is committed to patient safety and is working closely with MSD of Lawrence Township to determine the cause of error and evaluate processes, the safety of the students in our care is top priority.

  4. 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.

  5. Priyanka Chopra:

    Jennifer Lawrence is somebody I really look up to because I really like the kind of choices she makes. She’ll do the 'Hunger Games' but then she’ll also do the 'Silver Linings Playbook', so I probably want to start with like a 'Silver Linings Playbook', something more where there’s more scope for performance, you know, because I feel like that’s where I’ll really learn.

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