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Dictionary definition for: Lawrence

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

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