noun, genitive Nor·mae [nawr-mee]. /ˈnɔr mi/. Astronomy.
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Glenn Close returns to Broadway for the first time since her star turn as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard 20 years ago.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More|Janice Kaplan|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Psychologically, he exists somewhere on the spectrum between Norma Desmond and Alex DeLarge.Brett Gelman Has Dinner with Your Favorite TV Sidekicks|Rich Goldstein|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was like Norma Desmond up there, still craving the spotlight after the spotlight had long since been dimmed.
Equal parts compassionate and neurotic, Farmiga plays Norma with an intense level of adrenaline.
Like Norma, Farmiga is a mother who uses her real-life circumstances to fuel her performance.
Norma igitur a nobis sequenda ex interpretatione moralistarum est depromenda.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
A splendid soprano voice was ringing through the room, singing, "Hear me, Norma."A Changed Heart|May Agnes Fleming
Not to seem restricted in gesture, I waved my arms as if I were in Norma; and the performance was a very poor one in consequence.Memoirs of an American Prima Donna|Clara Louise Kellogg
Miriam Finch was too conservative and intellectual; Norma Whitmore not attractive enough.
He and Norma had reached the point by this time where they were like brother and sister, or better yet, two good men friends.