lawrence lawrence  /ˈlɔ rəns/


  1. (n) 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)
  2. (n) Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
  3. (n) English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
  4. (n) English actress (1898-1952)
  5. (n) United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)
  6. (n) English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)
  7. (n) a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856


  1. LAWRENCE: Class of 2013 members head out with confidence

    Lawrence High School’s class of 2013 is ready for the real world.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Lawrence Ledger

  2. Lawrence Central senior linebacker Brandon Lee being courted by dozens of top schools

    Lawrence Central High School senior linebacker Brandon Lee is the first to admit that he marches to his own beat.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

  3. Lawrence Hospital expands in Bronxville despite suit

    Lawrence Hospital Center is proceeding with plans to build a $34 million surgical and cancer-care center despite an outstanding lawsuit brought by neighbors opposed to the project.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Journal News

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