[ luh-nawr, -nohr ]

  1. a female given name, form of Eleanor.

  • Also Le·no·ra [luh-nawr-uh, -nohr-uh]. /ləˈnɔr ə, -ˈnoʊr ə/.

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How to use Lenore in a sentence

  • Lenore shook her head; I ought to be your housewife, sighed she (the new love not yet having quite purged out the old leaven).

    A New Atmosphere | Gail Hamilton
  • I feel as I were the 'lost Lenore' and you the poor lover; but when I leave you you must not break your heart like that.

    The Dreamer | Mary Newton Stanard
  • She too saw in "Lenore" her darling child, and she felt in anticipation the loneliness and sorrow of her own heart.

    The Dreamer | Mary Newton Stanard
  • With him was the Sans-Pareil of forty-eight guns, and the little sloop-of-war Lenore, mounting fourteen.

  • And yet she says "Poe often told her that she was the original of his lost Lenore."

    The Home Life of Poe | Susan Archer Weiss