from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name, a rare nonstandard spelling of Laura.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of lorum.
  • n. In entomology, same as lore, 4.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Tracy, Lora is saying that an amendment like this SHOULD have been offered soon after 9/11 but wasn’t.

    Think Progress » Conservatives Bow to Industry, Block Amendment to Scan All Shipping Containers

  • He lived in a hamlet called Lora in Panjwai, a fertile farming district southwest of Kandahar where others who recently left say there has been heavy shooting and bombardment.

    NYT > Home Page

  • One of the complicating factors regarding what happened at Lora, which is now largely deserted, according to the Times, is that the Horn of Panjwaii had largely been under Taliban control for nearly two years until a joint Afghan-NATO operation recaptured much of it last week. Top Stories

  • "Finding an explicit reference to a hamlet called Lora has eluded us all," Brig. Top Stories

  • There are some authors I read because I expect that from them such as Lora Leigh books.

    Angels' Blood Countdown: Jasmine Haynes - The first two Fortune Hunter books

  • All he had to do was think the word 'Lora' and resistance was easy.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • "Lora," said Louise, impatiently, "why need you concern yourself with Elsie's affairs? for my part, I have no pity for her, so full as she is of nonsensical scruples."

    Elsie Dinsmore

  • He drew 'Lora's note from his vest with a gesture of reverent tenderness, as though he loved the very paper his friend had touched, and were something loath to part with it to such indifferent hands and eyes as these.

    Dreams and Dream Stories

  • He lay motionless upon the white draped bed, a hero slain in the hour of his triumph, with broad chivalrous brows and tranquil lips, whence speech had fled for ever, grand and serene in the repose of a sleep that, like 'Lora's, had borne him away into peace.

    Dreams and Dream Stories

  • Not long after I made my post, a commenter named "Lora" pointed out that the quote was not

    Tucson Citizen


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