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  1. a female given name, Irish form of Mary.
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Examples from the Web for maura

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  • His brother Hugh is a dark man, and his sister Maura is against it.

  • Maura is taken as the personification of the existing rgime.

    A History of Spain

    Charles E. Chapman

  • "I know so well what you mean, dear," observed Maura, sotto voce to Francie.

    The Long Vacation

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • There was no room for vexation or wonder at the delay, nor the attentions paid to Maura.

    The Long Vacation

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • If he had ever passed the line, it was more Maura's doing than his own.

    The Long Vacation

    Charlotte M. Yonge

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