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Definitions for Lorca
ˈlɔr kəlor·ca

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Garcia Lorca, Frederico Garcia Lorca, Lorcanoun

    Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)


  1. Lorca

    Lorca is a municipality and town in the autonomous community of Murcia in southeastern Spain, 36 miles southwest of the city of Murcia. It had a population of 92,694 in 2010, up from the 2001 census total of 77,477. Lorca is the municipality with the second-largest surface area in Spain with 1,675.21 km². The main town is home to Lorca Castle and the Collegiate church dedicated to St. Patrick. In the Middle Ages Lorca was the frontier town between Christian and Muslim Spain. Even earlier to that during the Roman period it was ancient Ilura or Heliocroca of the Romans. The town was seriously damaged by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake on 11 May 2011, killing at least nine people. The origin was so close to the surface that the magnitude was equivalent to a magnitude 8 normal earthquake.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lorca

    A town of Spain, in the province of Murcia, on the Cornera. This town is remarkable in history as having been the key of Murcia during the Moorish wars; being situated on the frontiers of Granada, it was often taken and retaken. It suffered greatly from military violence during the French occupation in 1810.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LORCA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lorca is ranked #88020 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lorca surname appeared 211 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lorca.

    62.5% or 132 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    21.3% or 45 total occurrences were White.
    15.6% or 33 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lorca in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lorca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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