Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • LISA LING, SISTER OF LAURA LING: We know for certain that Laura and Euna never intended to cross the border when they -- when they left U.S. soil and ...

    CNN Transcript Aug 7, 2009

  • LISA LING, SISTER OF LAURA LING: It was a tremendous relief to hear Laura ` s voice last night.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2009

  • Laura > (Immortalized by Petrarch in his odes and sonnets, _To Laura_) 224 Within that temple where the Vestal flame

    The Faerie Queene — Volume 01

  • Jenn Klee: @ Laura, she just stared back with a shocked look and didn't have time to react before my Mom jumped ... emromesco: @Laura Watch out with the connotation of "caliente" we might be

    AntiguaDailyPhoto.Com

  • “Dead” was the word Laura sometimes substituted for “closed.”

    The Adults

  • After seeing the designers 'lines online, my faith in Laura is shattered.

    Time Traveling

  • My cousin Laura is a vegetarian who lives with and cooks for five carnivores aka her husband Gary and their four children.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • He slides off the front of the truck, and before he can open his mouth to say a word Laura wraps her arms around him.

    Water Witches

  • "She was in my life a lot," said nephew Doug Jones, who always called Laura "Aunt Sis," a nickname Laura's brother, Bill Jones, gave his older sister when they were growing up.

    The Herald-Mail Online

  • (Remember Clifton Webb in "Laura"?) 8: 32 PM, January 05, 2009

    On the one hand, vacation is over

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