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Luria

[ loor-ee-uh ]

noun

  1. Salvador Edward, 1912–91, U.S. biologist, born in Italy: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1969.


Luria

/ ˈlʊərɪə /

noun

  1. LuriaAlexander Romanovich19021977MRussianSCIENCE: psychologistSCIENCE: psychologist Alexander Romanovich. 1902–77, Russian psychologist, a pioneer of modern neuropsychology. His most important work concerns the psychological effects of brain tumours
  2. LuriaIsaac (ben Solomon)15341572MJewishRELIGION: mystic Isaac ( ben Solomon ). 1534–72, Jewish mystic living in Egypt and Palestine: noted for his interpretation of the Cabbala


Luria

/ lrē-ə /

  1. Italian-born American biologist whose research on gene mutation and bacteria increased scientific understanding of the role of DNA in bacterial viruses.


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Raskin and Luria bring distinct perspectives to the group, with Luria drawing on two decades in the military and Raskin pulling from investigations into extremism that he has led for years.

Luria said that one of the probe’s primary objectives will be to identify intelligence and security failures leading up to the attack, in hopes of preventing another such besiegement of the Capitol.

Luria said in an interview Thursday that she felt personally motivated to serve on the body and wrote a letter to Pelosi to make the pitch.

If Kiggans wins the nomination, it could set up a battle of two Navy veterans — Luria is a former Navy commander — both of whom could have broad appeal to the district’s many independent voters, veterans and active-duty military.

The district, which includes Virginia Beach and Norfolk, has been a target for national Republicans, who tried to win it back in 2020 after Luria flipped it during the 2018 blue wave.

She is loved by the Moorish captain Luria, who commanded the army of the Florentines.

The officer in the Florentine army who was superseded by the Moorish leader Luria.

That 'Luria' you enquire about, shall be my last play—for it is but a play, woe's me!

And, in the meantime, I seem to see 'Luria' instead of you; I have visions and dream dreams.

You have to live your own personal life, and also Luria's life—and therefore you should sleep for both.

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