Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name, often spelled Claire in the 20th century.
  • noun A nun of the order of Saint Clare.
  • proper noun A county in the Republic of Ireland
  • proper noun A town in the county of Cavan, Ireland.
  • proper noun A surname derived from place names in England and Ireland, and from Old English clæg"clay" as an occupational name for a worker in clay.
  • proper noun A male given name transferred from the surnames (much less common than the female name).

Etymologies

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Medieval English vernacular form of Clara.

Examples

  • Cassandra Clare is the New York Times bestselling author of City of Bones, City of Ashes and City of Glass.

    Fantastic Fiction at KGB » Blog Archive » Cassandra Clare & Marie Rutkoski, April 15th

  • "We are blessed to have the administrative gifts and talents in Clare Chapman to manage the day-to-day leadership of the NCC," said the Rev. Michael Livingston, president of the NCC.

    National Council of Churches

  • Clare is also on the board of the National Apartment Association, and says she thinks members throughout the industry are showing more flexibility.

    Some Landlords More Lenient On Credit Histories

  • Clare is president of Kettler Management, a company that operates 74 apartment communities in the mid-Atlantic region.

    Some Landlords More Lenient On Credit Histories

  • City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare - It was about a year ago when I read the first book in Clare's Mortal Instruments series, City of Bones.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Clare is another inspiring social entrepreneur and she'd really appreciate all the support she can get so if you'd like to go along just post a comment below and I'll forward it to Clare to have you added to the guest list and receive a proper invitation.

    One Wild Life - a new book about social entrepreneurs

  • Clare is very sensible, so her do needs are things like clean water, sanitation, comfortable clothing, 4 TV channels and so on; and her don't needs are things like celebrities, fashion, more than 4 TV channels, politicians, etc.

    March 2009

  • It's an interesting balance of uncertainty (Henry never knows where or when he'll go, or end up) with certainty (He sees events in Clare's future that cannot be altered).

    Book Report: The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

  • Clare is another inspiring social entrepreneur and she'd really appreciate all the support she can get so if you'd like to go along just post a comment below and I'll forward it to Clare to have you added to the guest list and receive a proper invitation.

    April 2009

  • City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare - It was about a year ago when I read the first book in Clare's Mortal Instruments series, City of Bones.

    My Reading List for the Winter

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