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  Definition of Lawrence
  1. a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856
  2. English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)
  3. United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)
  4. English actress (1898-1952)
  5. English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
  6. Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
  7. Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the Church''s treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
Similar Words: D. H. Lawrence, David Herbert Lawrence, E. O. Lawrence, Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Gertrude Lawrence, Sir Thomas Lawrence, T. E. Lawrence, Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, Saint Lawrence, St. Lawrence, Laurentius

 

Part Meronyms: Kansas, Sunflower State, KS

 

 
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