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Loretta

[luh-ret-uh, law-, loh-]
noun
  1. a female given name, form of Laura.
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Also Lo·rette [luh-ret, law-, loh-] /ləˈrɛt, lɔ-, loʊ-/.
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  • Loretta took a run and jump into the heaving mass of the gentler Division.

    Ade's Fables

    George Ade

  • Loretta was marooned so far from the Live Ones that she couldn't wig-wag for Help.

    Ade's Fables

    George Ade

  • The doctor and I have been giving Loretta Higgins's nerves our most careful consideration.

    Dear Enemy

    Jean Webster

  • Even in the case of Loretta Higgins he found something pleasant to say.

    Dear Enemy

    Jean Webster

  • This lady lived with the Queen of Spain, and was called Loretta.