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  • proper n. A female given name, latinized form of Leah.
  • proper n. An English surname, a variant of Lee.


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  • What's the building Darrell Lea is part of, I'm having a mind blank.

    Fave City Things

  • "I really believed in Lea's talent because her talent was once in a lifetime."

    Lea Michele never stopped believing

  • As Chicago-based industrial designer and self proclaimed master multi-tasker, Lea is most excited that her career has been riddled with such a variety of opportunities.

    Lea Bogdan | Inhabitat

  • Margaret Lea is a young, repressed woman who lives in a bare room above her father's antiquarian bookshop.

    7: The Thirteenth Tale

  • While Astrid was napping—that was how she had known something was wrong, she had started taking naps all the time—I called Lea.

    Dreaming in French

  • Why, none other than our very favourite shiny-toothed, giganto-trousered, violently smug dream-wrecker Simon Cowell, who has also roped in Lea Thompson from Back To The Future, Xena: Warrior Princess, Macy Gray and Michael Bolton for the show – the imaginatively-titled Celebrity Duets.

    X Factor Betting Odds: Simon Cowell Swearing Frenzy?

  • And finally, Lea is one of the last great firebrand hellraisers in comics.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Justice O’Connor, of course, reads out the context that Lea is criticizing §2 on this ground, suggesting that he was endorsing this reading.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » WINE WARS, PART 13

  • I nodded in agreement and, feeling rather foolish, wrote back that I wanted to try calling Lea first.

    Dreaming in French

  • I have a fine library edition edited by that prince of living anglers, Mr.R. B. Marston, called The Lea and Dove Edition, this being the 100th edition of the book (Sampson Low, 1888).

    Immortal Memories


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