Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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Latin clara, feminine of clarus, "bright, shining, clear", a post-classical name made famous by the 13th century Saint Clara (Clare) of Assisi.

Examples

  • Well, little Clara kissed my hand when she had eaten enough -- (it was so odd for _Clara_ to have _enough_) -- and her sunken eyes grew bright, and she said -- "Now I shall not be beaten, because I've something left to carry home;" so she told me where she lived, and I bade her good bye, and told her I would come and see her mother to-morrow.

    Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends

  • So Captain Roger Steele does not know that the person who rented a blue Impala four days ago showed identification bearing the name Clara Washington.

    Alice in Jeopardy

  • So Captain Roger Steele does not know that the person who rented a blue Impala four days ago showed identification bearing the name Clara Washington.

    Alice in Jeopardy

  • So Captain Roger Steele does not know that the person who rented a blue Impala four days ago showed identification bearing the name Clara Washington.

    Alice in Jeopardy

  • So Captain Roger Steele does not know that the person who rented a blue Impala four days ago showed identification bearing the name Clara Washington.

    Alice in Jeopardy

  • He found that he could not easily forget a word Clara said.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • He found that he could not easily forget a word Clara said.

    Lonesome Dove

  • Santa Clara is a prime example of being at the right place at the right time.

    Gil Laroya: Santa Clara - A Bigger Bell, California

  • Santa Clara is a prime example of being at the right place at the right time.

    Gil Laroya: Santa Clara - A Bigger Bell, California

  • Swimming: Santa Clara is the next Grand Prix stop as U.S. swimmers continue to build up toward the World Championships next month.

    USATODAY.com - Athlete of the Week Horner peaks in return to Europe

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