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[mahy-ruh] /ˈmaɪ rə/
an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Lycia.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “extraordinary.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Myra pounced upon the mocker and dragged him away; and Constance cut in swiftly.

    The Helpers Francis Lynde
  • "Miss Mannering will now relate her experiences," said Myra.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
  • But I wouldnt feel right to separate the familyespecially when the kittens are so young, Myra said.

    The Corner House Girls Grace Brooks Hill
  • I've been watching Myra unpack, and telling her where not to put my things.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
  • If an open rupture were to be avoided (and he had profound faith in his father's acumen), then Myra must remain in ignorance.

Myra in the Bible

one of the chief towns of Lycia, in Asia Minor, about 2 1/2 miles from the coast (Acts 27:5). Here Paul removed from the Adramyttian ship in which he had sailed from Caesarea, and entered into the Alexandrian ship, which was afterwards wrecked at Melita (27:39-44).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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