noun, genitive Ly·rae [lahy-ree] /ˈlaɪ ri/ for 1.
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Example sentences from the Web for lyra
The unusual textures (santouri, ney, lyra, clarinets, voices) impart a mystical quality to this work.
Let us first consider the fitness of the constellation Lyra to indicate union.
The northern Crown, the Eagle, Lyra, all up there in their places.Complete Prose Works|Walt Whitman
Lyra is however right in calling this a misleading and dangerous explanation.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther
In it, the constellation Lyra is represented as radiating into a circle of thirteen stars.
Lyra was soberer than she had yet been, and Annie felt that she was really gaining ground.Annie Kilburn|William Dean Howells