Try Our Apps


World Series Quiz


[mawr-uh] /ˈmɔr ə/
a female given name, Irish form of Mary. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Maura
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Maura was a quiet, subdued girl for a time after this, but a few days later she knocked timidly at Miss Melford's door.

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

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • "Maura, my dear, waste is wicked even in the wealthy; you need wisdom as well as wealth," said Miss Melford to her one day.

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

    The Long Vacation Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Gillian followed Maura, who was no sooner out of hearing than she began: 'It is too bad of him to be so cross.

    Beechcroft at Rockstone Charlotte M. Yonge

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Maura

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Maura

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for maura