- a female given name, Irish form of Mary.
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Examples from the Web for maura
Did Maura Tierney's Maddie character work as effectively as you had initially envisioned?
Maura Kelly reports on the films, the followers—and the critics.Can Porn Be Feminist?
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Maura Johnston is a writer and editor living in New York City.Hottest Concerts of the Summer
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Maura Johnston on the carefully cultivated rise of a pop phenomenon.The Making of a Teen Idol
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After another lackluster week, Maura Johnston on what's ailing American Idol.What's Wrong With Idol This Season?
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His brother Hugh is a dark man, and his sister Maura is against it.Lha Dhu; Or, The Dark Day
Maura is taken as the personification of the existing rgime.A History of Spain
Charles E. Chapman
There was no room for vexation or wonder at the delay, nor the attentions paid to Maura.
"I know so well what you mean, dear," observed Maura, sotto voce to Francie.
If he had ever passed the line, it was more Maura's doing than his own.