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[mawr-uh] /ˈmɔr ə/
a female given name, Irish form of Mary. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • His brother Hugh is a dark man, and his sister Maura is against it.

    Lha Dhu; Or, The Dark Day William Carleton
  • 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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