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[sahr-uh] /ˈsɑr ə/
noun, plural Saras (especially collectively) Sara.
a member of a people of the Central African Republic.


[sair-uh] /ˈsɛər ə/
Douay Bible. Sarah.
a female given name, form of Sarah. Unabridged
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  • Sara is a dear good soul and I love her as much as she will let me.

  • This explains the marriage of Abraham with Sara, his half-sister by the same father.

    The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • A flush rose in Sara's face: no one would have called her colorless now.

    For the Major Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • With these words I seized Sara's hand and covered it with kisses.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • This story enthralled little Pen, who at fourteen was almost bowled over by the thought that some day Sara might be a duke.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
Word Origin and History for Sara

fem. proper name, alternative spelling of Sarah.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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