a monastery consisting formerly of a group of cells or huts for monks who met together for meals and worship.
Other definitions for Laura (2 of 2)
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “laurel.”
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How to use laura in a sentence
Sister laura thinks Silverman’s natural inclination to think of others is rooted in her childhood and, specifically, her relationship with her mother.
We also have had a James, laura and Captain Jack named after other characters from his songs.The National Zoo’s wild naming inspiration, from Billy Joel to the Golden Girls | John Kelly | January 25, 2021 | Washington Post
He and laura lost their house, and before Christmas one year, Franklin pawned bowl and championship rings.A college football coach’s season at war with the coronavirus — and his own school | Kent Babb | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In laura’s account, health care is intuitive and mechanical, a process of precise movements and calculations performed day after day and year after year.Emma Glass’s ‘Rest and Be Thankful’ powerfully describes what it means to be a health-care worker | Pete Tosiello | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
It’s hurricanes like laura that have prompted the NHC to try changing how it talks about risk.Hurricane Zeta is the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana this year | Sara Chodosh | October 28, 2020 | Popular-Science
But Billy Childs absolutely delivers the goods in this poignant collection of laura Nyro songs.
It was dedicated to your second wife, laura Ernst, who died from ALS.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby | Marlow Stern | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And your pal laura Dern recently said you were “cooking up” your next one.David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, ‘Twin Peaks,’ and Collaborating With Kanye West | Marlow Stern | October 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She went into that shared house with a girlfriend, Kate, and came out with another girlfriend, laura.Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance | Tim Teeman | September 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Appearing on the laura Ingraham radio show on August 26, the conservative critic gave his expert opinion on how to deal with ISIS.Airstrikes Against ISIS Are Tactics. Here's a Strategy | Daniel L. Davis | September 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If I could catch laura's eye—but I suppose it would hardly be decent to go just yet.
laura Harrison had decided that she had once lived in constant dread of having a step-mother.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
laura was halted again before she reached Market Street, and her father went on without 44 her, for it was now half-past eight.
laura and Jess were near at hand, and in a moment a group of the Juniors who always trained together were in animated discussion.
Were going to take Patrick down to the pond with us to keep up the fires while were skating, Eve told laura.