Meaning of LAWRENCE in English

LAWRENCE

/lawr"euhns, lor"-/ , n.

1. D(avid) H(erbert) , 1885-1930, English novelist.

2. Ernest O(rlando) , 1901-58, U.S. physicist: inventor of the cyclotron; Nobel prize 1939.

3. Gertrude , 1901?-52, English actress.

4. Jacob , born 1917, U.S. painter and educator.

5. James , 1781-1813, U.S. naval officer in the War of 1812.

6. Saint . Also, Lorenzo . Latin, Laurentius . died A.D. 258?, early church martyr.

7. Sir Thomas , 1769-1830, English painter.

8. T(homas) E(dward) ( T. E. Shaw ) ( "Lawrence of Arabia" ), 1888-1935, English archaeologist, adventurer, soldier, and writer.

9. a city in NE Massachusetts, on the Merrimack River. 63,175.

10. a city in E Kansas, on the Kansas River. 52,738.

11. a town in central Indiana. 25,591.

12. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning "a man of Laurentum."

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