- Ina,1892–1985, U.S. actress.
- a female given name, form of Clara.
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Examples from the Web for claire
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), a leading voice on police demilitarization, was supportive of the White House announcement.SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson
December 2, 2014
At an important Ebola meeting on Capital Hill last week, Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was shocked to find it half-full.Millions Promised for Ebola Not Adding Up
November 25, 2014
Most people know Temple Grandin because Claire Danes portrayed her in a 2010 HBO movie.The Most Inspiring Bits of Temple Grandin’s Reddit AMA
November 18, 2014
Recently, Claire Conrad, 36, found herself trussed up in stirrups—and not in a fun way.Coming Out Kinky to Your Doctor, in Black and Blue
October 25, 2014
As Claire Cain Miller of The New York Times points out, “workplaces could be seen as paying women to put off childbearing.”Don’t Be Fooled by Apple and Facebook, Egg Freezing Is Not a Benefit
October 17, 2014
Suddenly an image appeared to come before her eyes—that of Claire.The Dream
They were aided in this by a rumour that Felicien was to marry Claire de Voincourt.A Zola Dictionary
J. G. Patterson
Since Marianne had again been nursing, Claire had been attending to her work.
The kindliness which Claire showed to Florent was but a slight consolation to him.The Fat and the Thin
Gregoire came here and kissed me, and wished me to send for Gervais and Claire at once.
Word Origin and History for claire
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