lau·​ra ˈläv-rə How to pronounce laura (audio)
: a monastery of an Eastern church

Word History


Late Greek, from Greek, lane

First Known Use

circa 1752, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of laura was circa 1752

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“Laura.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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