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[mawr-uh] /ˈmɔr ə/
a female given name, Irish form of Mary. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Maura was a quiet, subdued girl for a time after this, but a few days later she knocked timidly at Miss Melford's door.

  • Maura is taken as the personification of the existing rgime.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • "Maura, my dear, waste is wicked even in the wealthy; you need wisdom as well as wealth," said Miss Melford to her one day.

  • There was no room for vexation or wonder at the delay, nor the attentions paid to Maura.

    The Long Vacation Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Gillian followed Maura, who was no sooner out of hearing than she began: 'It is too bad of him to be so cross.

    Beechcroft at Rockstone Charlotte M. Yonge

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