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  1. Luther, Martin Luthernoun

    German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds (1483-1546)


  1. Luthernoun

    from Middle English luthier "lute player".

  2. Luthernoun

    Martin Luther, German monk and theologian whose teaching inspired the Reformation

  3. Luthernoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, originally in honor of Martin Luther.

  4. Luthernoun

    A surname of English speakers who descend from German immigrants.

  5. Luthernoun

    A city and town in Iowa.

  6. Luthernoun

    A village in Michigan.

  7. Luthernoun

    An unincorporated community in Montana.

  8. Luthernoun

    A town in Oklahoma.


  1. Luther

    Luther is a 1961 play by John Osborne depicting the life of Martin Luther, one of the instigators of the Protestant Reformation. Albert Finney created the role of Luther, which he performed at with the English Stage Company at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, the Théâtre Sarah Bernhardt, Paris, the Holland Festival, the Royal Court Theatre, London, the Phoenix Theatre, London, and the St. James Theatre, New York. The original West End run at the Phoenix ended in March 1962, after 239 performances there, when Finney had to leave the cast to fulfill a contractual obligation with a film company.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Luther in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Luther in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Luther in a Sentence

  1. Mat Staver:

    I’m calling for people to not recognize the legitimacy of that ruling because it’s not grounded in the Rule of Law, they need to resist that ruling in every way possible. In a peaceful way – they need to resist it as much as Martin Luther King, Jr. resisted unjust laws in his time.

  2. David Correia:

    I think he'd be real excited that he died on Martin Luther King Day, numbers meant something to him.

  3. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    The fact that he cited her -- not to mention Martin Luther King Jr. -- as one of the people he appreciated tells you where this man is coming from in the global world, the fact that he talked about somebody that spent her life fighting for the poor and fighting for justice.

  4. Jim Clyburn:

    So today I denounce the words of Rep. Iowa Rep. Steve King and I do so invoking the words of Martin Luther King Jr, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, who if would have been allowed to live, would be celebrating Martin Luther King Jr 90th birthday tomorrow, dr. King counseled that we are going to be made to repent, not just with the hateful words and deeds of bad people but for the appalling silence of good people.'.

  5. Maxine Waters:

    Confrontational does not mean violence, i’m a not violent person. Martin Luther King taught non-violence. We must be about resisting, however. And we must be about educating and we must be about trying to protect our children.

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