[lahv-rah; English lah-vruh] /ˈlɑv rɑ; English ˈlɑ vrə/
noun, Greek Orthodox Church.
a monastery consisting formerly of a group of cells or huts for monks who met together for meals and worship.
[lawr-uh] /ˈlɔr ə/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “laurel.”.
fem. proper name, from Italian, probably originally a pet form of Laurentia, fem. of Laurentius (see Laurence). Among the top 20 names for girls born in U.S. between 1963 and 1979.
[law-rey-shuh s] /lɔˈreɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. belonging to the plant family Lauraceae. /lɔːˈreɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Lauraceae, a family of aromatic trees and shrubs having leathery leaves: includes the laurels and avocado
[law-ral-duh-hahyd, lo-] /lɔˈræl dəˌhaɪd, lɒ-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
- Laura riding
[rahy-ding] /ˈraɪ dɪŋ/ noun 1. Laura, 1901–91, U.S. poet, novelist, and critic. /ˈraɪdɪŋ/ noun 1. /ˈraɪdɪŋ/ noun 1. (capital when part of a name) any of the three former administrative divisions of Yorkshire: North Riding, East Riding and West Riding 2. (in Canada) a parliamentary constituency 3. (in New Zealand) a rural electorate for local […]
[law-rey-zhuh, -shuh] /lɔˈreɪ ʒə, -ʃə/ noun, Geology. 1. a hypothetical landmass in the Northern Hemisphere near the end of the Paleozoic Era: split apart to form North America and Eurasia. /lɔːˈreɪʃə/ noun 1. one of the two ancient supercontinents produced by the first split of the even larger supercontinent Pangaea about 200 million years ago, […]