laura

noun
lau·​ra | \ ˈläv-rə How to pronounce laura (audio) \

Definition of laura

: a monastery of an Eastern church

First Known Use of laura

circa 1752, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for laura

Late Greek, from Greek, lane

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The first known use of laura was circa 1752

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“Laura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laura. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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