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[nawr-uh, nohr-uh] /ˈnɔr ə, ˈnoʊr ə/
a female given name, form of Honora. Unabridged
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  • Rank and Nora both suffer from the irresponsibility of their fathers dr.
  • Nora promises that pete will be safe in the lighthouse, and offers him a bed.
  • They try to convince Nora that pete is theirs by virtue of a bill of sale.
  • As he is trying to do so, Nora comes in and is astonished by his presence.
Word Origin and History for Nora

fem. proper name, Irish, shortened from Honora or Leonora.

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