- a female given name, form of Honora.
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Examples from the Web for nora
Why do you think Nora reacted to the life-like dolls of her family that way?
And, whereas the townspeople start rioting and attacking the chain-smoking cult the Guilty Remnant, Nora is at peace.
But why do you think Nora wanted to divorce herself from the situation and drive off?
We interviewed each other and Billy played an extension of me, and Meg played an extension of Nora.
On June 14, 1989, the filmmaking duo of Rob Reiner and Nora Ephron created a romantic comedy for the ages.
Grace's strategy was very clever, but Nora's bullying is all wrong.
I don't know which was nicer, Jessica, Nora's wedding or yours.
The Son of God forgive us, Nora, we're after forgetting his bit of bread.
Give her the stick, Nora, or maybe she'll slip on the big stones.
Give me the Holy Water, Nora, there's a small sup still on the dresser.
Word Origin and History for nora
fem. proper name, Irish, shortened from Honora or Leonora.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper