- an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Lycia.
- a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “extraordinary.”
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Examples from the Web for myra
According to legend, Nicholas, Bishop of Myra—Santa Claus to you and me—punched out Arius rather than listen to his arguments.Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis's Masterstroke
June 8, 2014
As its Myra Breckinridge shoot wound down in December 1969—“Everyone has quit three or four times,” said Richard Zanuck.
Back in Hollywood, Myra Breckinridge turned into the worst kind of embarrassment for 20th Century Fox.
MyRA guarantees a decent return with no risk of losing what you put in.Full Text of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address
January 29, 2014
“Myra never knew who would walk in the door in the guise of Jerry Lee Lewis,” she wrote in her 1982 book, Great Balls of Fire.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
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January 11, 2014
He said, "Myra, have their leader brought here to see me as soon as possible."It's All Yours
I have not any, but I have a dear little sister called Myra, and she is my pet.
"Samuel, you are a dear," said Myra, looking at him lovingly.
He glanced at Myra Beckwith, sitting among the audience within the bar.
The room was so crowded that he did not find Myra's face anywhere.