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a female given name.
Contemporary Examples

Later, she read about Zora Neale Hurston and Jean Toomer in Alice Walker’s In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens.
The Mythical Harlem Jane Ciabattari February 16, 2011

Zora Neale Hurston occupies a page in a photograph as threshold-breaker, justly so.
Defining American Cool From Walt Whitman to Tina Fey and Johnny Depp Jason Berry March 24, 2014

Historical Examples

When Zora returned with the atlas she found him rubbing them through his hair, and staring at vacancy.
Septimus William J. Locke

But, when the princess looked up, Zora was smiling very sweetly.
Fairy Book Sophie May

Colonel Cresswell stared at them, and Zora instinctively put up her hand and fastened her dress at the throat.
The Quest of the Silver Fleece W. E. B. Du Bois

Zora could hardly wait for nightfall, so eager was she to do her wicked work.
Fairy Book Sophie May

At this juncture the manacled boy was led into court, and the woman suddenly turned again to Zora.
The Quest of the Silver Fleece W. E. B. Du Bois

A mist arose, in which Zora could see dim figures, one after another.
Fairy Book Sophie May

The new young physician recommended Zora’s infirmary as the only near place that offered a chance for the child’s recovery.
The Quest of the Silver Fleece W. E. B. Du Bois

Zora fell to her knees, her heart weeping like the eyes of sorrow.
Melomaniacs James Huneker


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