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[lee-uh-nawr-uh, -nohr-uh] /ˌli əˈnɔr ə, -ˈnoʊr ə/
a female given name, form of Eleanor.
Also, Leonore
[lee-uh-nawr, -nohr] /ˈli əˌnɔr, -ˌnoʊr/ (Show IPA)
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  • Batiscombe admired the whole turnout, and complimented Leonora upon it.

    To Leeward F. Marion Crawford
  • Leonora retired (continued the lady) about six in the morning, but not to rest.

    Joseph Andrews Vol. 1 Henry Fielding
  • He looked curiously at Leonora as he sat down opposite to her.

    To Leeward F. Marion Crawford
  • But do I dare to expect your pity, Leonora, for such an attachment?

  • Leonora turned to me, horror in her eyes, her golden curls changed to a pale German silver.

    HE Andrew Lang
  • Open your eyes, my dear Leonora, and see things as they really are.

  • Both Leonora and Diana had seen that he was going to say something, for they were watching him.

    To Leeward F. Marion Crawford
  • Do you know, my Gabrielle, I have discovered that Leonora is inordinately selfish?

  • Enveloped in her fur cloak, Leonora climbed silently into the cart.

    Leonora Arnold Bennett
  • "I prefer Beattie's Hermit to all other hermits," said Leonora.

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