Lawrence

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Law·​rence | \ ˈlȯr-ən(t)s How to pronounce Lawrence (audio) , ˈlär- \

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David 1888–1973 American journalist

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D(avid) H(erbert) 1885–1930 English novelist

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Ernest Orlando 1901–1958 American physicist

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Gertrude 1898–1952 originally Gertrud Alexandra Dagmar Lawrence Klasen English actress

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James 1781–1813 American naval officer

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Sir Thomas 1769–1830 English painter

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T(homas) E(dward) 1888–1935 Lawrence of Arabia later surname Shaw British archaeologist, soldier, and writer

Lawrence

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Law·​rence | \ ˈlȯr-ən(t)s How to pronounce Lawrence (audio) , ˈlär- \

Definition of Lawrence (Entry 8 of 8)

1 town in central Indiana northeast of Indianapolis population 46,001
2 city on the Kansas River in northeastern Kansas west-southwest of Kansas City population 87,643

Note: The main campus of the University of Kansas is located in Lawrence.

3 city on the Merrimack River in the northeastern corner of Massachusetts population 76,377

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“Lawrence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lawrence. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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