1. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 63
2. [ noun ] (writing) English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)
Synonyms: david_herbert_lawrence d._h._lawrence
Related terms: writer
3. [ noun ] (theater,performing arts) English actress (1898-1952)
Synonyms: gertrude_lawrence
Related terms: actress
4. [ noun ] (fine art) English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
Synonyms: sir_thomas_lawrence
Related terms: painter
5. [ noun ] (military,work,writing) Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
Synonyms: t._e._lawrence thomas_edward_lawrence lawrence_of_arabia
Related terms: soldier writer
6. [ noun ] (religion,Christianity) Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the Church's treasure and when he responded by offering the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
Synonyms: saint_lawrence st_lawrence st._lawrence laurentius
Related terms: saint martyr Christianity
7. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 3492
8. [ noun ] (physics,nuclear physics) United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)
Synonyms: ernest_orlando_lawrence e._o._lawrence
Related terms: nuclear_physicist
9. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 192
10. [ noun ] (government,geography) a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856
Related terms: town Kansas
Similar spelling:   Larence