[al-vahy-ruh, -veer-uh]


a female given name, form of Elvira.

Also Al·ve·ra [al-veer-uh] /ælˈvɪər ə/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for alvira

Historical Examples of alvira

  • For Miss Alvira had made no pretense to God; and, what is infinitely harder, she would make none to the world.

    The Seeker

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Let me see, Alvira was thirty twenty-one years ago when I was married to your ma.

    The Blunders of a Bashful Man

    Metta Victoria Fuller Victor

  • Alvira received the news with bubbling delight, which showed gaily in her sparkling black eyes and dimpling cheeks.

  • Then, after a word of explanation to Alvira, she set off at a brisk pace over the trail toward Cherry Lane.

  • At the breakfast-table, he spoke sharply to Alvira, as she placed the plate of fried ham and eggs before him.