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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation
          (1879-1958) [syn: Rudolph Laban]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    white. (1.) The son of Bethuel, who was the son of Nahor,
    Abraham's brother. He lived at Haran in Mesopotamia. His sister
    Rebekah was Isaac's wife (Gen. 24). Jacob, one of the sons of
    this marriage, fled to the house of Laban, whose daughters Leah
    and Rachel (ch. 29) he eventually married. (See JACOB.)
      (2.) A city in the Arabian desert in the route of the
    Israelites (Deut. 1:1), probably identical with Libnah (Num.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Laban, white; shining; gentle; brittle